Jose Castro
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Jose Castro
Director
CLUMISIN
Jose Castro, Director of CLUMISIN, highlights Sinaloa’s mining potential and the developments that have been made to promote the sector in the state.
Argonaut Gold
Weekly Roundups
Mining production returns to pre-pandemic levels, plans for a lithium battery plant and First Majestic’s ESG report are among this week’s top stories.
Mine
News Article
The company announced that its Fenix project in Sinaloa will be operational for almost 10 years.
adrian blanco
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Adrian Blanco
General Manager Mexico
McEwen Mining
Project Fenix is a proposed redevelopment plan for El Gallo Complex. The project envisions constructing a mill at the existing mine site.
Panelists at the Mexico Mining Forum 2020
News Article
Figures within some of Mexico's most prosperous mining operators open up about the key to success at the Mexico Mining Forum 2020.
mining work
Analysis
Geopolitical turbulence and a global economic slowdown have pushed prices for precious metals to alluring levels.
El Gallo mine, Sinaloa
Roundtable
Octavio Alvídrez
Octavio Alvídrez
CEO of Fresnillo

Gold, from ancient times to now, has been an indisputable store of wealth and also a way to hedge against geopolitical volatility and inflation. It is a well-regulated and established market. In the 1990s, we went through a crisis when central banks started to sell their gold holdings. This caused the price of gold to collapse, but afterward, the geopolitical situation forced central banks to understand the role of gold in maintaining wealth and therefore their holdings. Gold has a well-established role in the market while cryptocurrencies still have to be regulated and understood to compete with precious metals. It can be used to complement gold investments but cannot replace it at the moment as the role of cryptocurrencies in the market is still not fully defined.

After the price of a bitcoin surged ahead of gold for the first time ever in March 2017, talk abounds of whether these new technologies can replace…
Rob McEwen
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Rob McEwen
Chief Owner
McEwen Mining
McEwen Mining is a growing gold and silver producer in the Americas. Its principal assets are located in Argentina, Nevada and Ontario.
Spotlight Gold Vs Bitcoin
Analysis
In March 2017, the value of bitcoins surpassed the price of gold by breaking the US$1,200 benchmark.
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