Mexico Mining News

Five bodies rescued from collapsed mine in Mexico

A dam filled with liquid waste collapsed last Monday at Rio's Cieneguita mine in Chihuahua.

Billionaire schools teacher in NAFTA talks

How did we get here and what does this ratcheted-up trade war mean for Canada, the United States and investors?

US lawmakers set bill seeking to control Trump on tariffs – key lawmaker

Some Republican lawmakers warn that Trump could trigger a trade war that would destabilize the economy and ultimately hurt American workers.

Mexico hits back on US steel, slaps tariffs on pork, bourbon

As of Tuesday, Mexico will impose tariffs of 15 percent to 25 percent on U.S. steel products.

US-China need new trade framework, says former negotiator

The world’s two biggest economies need to agree on a new framework that will allow both of their economic systems to co-exist.

Southern has copper giants in crosshairs with Peru expansion

Southern Copper Corp. is preparing to scale the ranking of global producers by spending more than $10 billion in Peru and Mexico.

US aluminium tariffs; collateral damage and a missed target: Andy Home

Aluminium in particular shows why tariffs are such a poor trade weapon.

Trump tell allies to fix trade after US tariffs strike

Trump's tariffs on Washington's closest allies also drew condemnation at home from Republican lawmakers and the country's main business lobbying group.

US allies hit back at Washington's steel, aluminum tariffs

The US on Thursday said it will impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU, reigniting fears of a global trade war.

Prospero begins drilling at Buenavista silver-gold project in Mexico

This is the fourth project to be drilled under the terms of a second round of strategic investment from Fortuna Silver Mines, announced in early May.

Mexico violence hits Canadian silver miner's operations

Pan American Silver Corp became the latest company to curtail operations in Mexico due to rising violence and crime.

Trump metals tariffs make Granite City great again, but at what cost?

The United States Steel Corp is re-hiring or recruiting around 500 workers as it readies for production in mid-June at a blast furnace it idled in 2015.

Trump "victories" on trade are anything but

As the year has progressed, the underbrush has gotten thornier, Trump's progress on trade has slowed, and now it has likely stopped altogether.

Canadian junior to acquire gold-silver project in Mexico

Megastar Development wants to buy the Rama de Oro project located in the state of Oaxaca.

Mexico greenlights First Majestic’s $320 million-acquisition of Primero

The approval was the final government agency’s permission the parties required to close the deal.

Labour conflict at Torex mine in Mexico cools off

Los Mineros Union, led by expat in Vancouver Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, had been fighting since November 2017, to be the legally constituted union at the ELG Mine Complex.

Aura Minerals wants to reactivate projects under care and maintenance

The miner is working towards reactivating its Aranzazu and São Francisco gold projects in Mexico and Brazil, respectively.

Mexican environment officials visit mine following cyanide spill

Some 200 litres of cyanide solution were released into the environment.

Canada's Capstone Mining says a worker died at Mexican mine

Operations, which were temporarily suspended on Sunday, have since resumed, excluding the immediate area of the accident, the copper miner said.

U.S. govt to accept metals tariffs exclusion requests from Monday

It could take up to 90 days to make determinations.

These charts show just why copper price fundamentals are so strong

The world's 10 largest copper mines accounted for 25% global output in 2017 – on average these deposits were discovered 95 YEARS ago.

More countries want to be exempt from Trump’s tariffs

Brazil, Argentina, Japan and the EU have expressed concerns about the measure.

Trump sets steel and aluminum tariffs; Mexico, Canada exempted

Trump has also demanded concessions from the European Union and has threatened to hike tariffs on auto imports from Europe.

Trump set to authorize steel, aluminum tariffs on Thursday

White House says not just Canada, Mexico could be excluded.

Trump ups trade pressure on Canada, Mexico; senior Republicans urge rethink

Trump said Canada and Mexico could avoid planned steel and aluminum tariffs if they ceded ground in talks on a new NAFTA trade deal.