Ramón Dávila Minister of Economic Development of Durango
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Ramón Dávila
Minister
Economic Development of Durango
Ramón Dávila has been a leader of different business organizations in the mining sector in big national and international companies
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Israel Gutiérrez
Israel Gutiérrez
CEO of the Mining Development Bank (FIFOMI)

Like any other country, we must show economic and fiscal discipline through a well-structured model that relies on infrastructure and security. This has been the main priority during the administration of President Peña Nieto and we are prioritizing the trade negotiations to make sure that all the treaties are accurate in reflecting the interests of our industries. We strive to broaden the number of companies we support and to provide them with the training and the additional services that we offer. This would help those that do not currently have enough access to fund their expansion projects. We are continuously working on our ability to support companies and to find ways to do this better. FIFOMI also helps finance projects related to Corporate Social Responsibility as when they are for a mining community located close to an active project, such as an infrastructure development.

Infrastructure is an industry of its own, but it also represents a huge area of opportunity for mining operations.
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Paulo de Sa
Former Practice Manager, Extractive Industries Unit
the World Bank

Centralized mechanisms for fund distributions are very difficult to implement as it is hard to please everyone. We support these initiatives but we have seen that using them adequately is not an easy task. The funds need to be used in a very transparent manner and authorities need to make sure that they are investing in projects that support the wellbeing of communities. Peru, for instance, transfers 50 percent of the revenues it receives from the mining industry to surrounding communities but the government was not properly overseeing its use. This meant that municipal leaders were investing in the wrong type of projects and cases of corruption arose. These initiatives are meant to eliminate conflict between authorities and communities but they can sometimes end up causing more problems than they were meant to solve.

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Minerals are embedded in most aspects of human life. This ensures a steady demand, making mining one of the wealthiest industries in the world. But…
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Ramón Dávila
Minister of Economy
State of Durango
Ramón Dávila has been National President of AIMMGM and President of the Education Commission at CAMIMEX.
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Ramón Dávila
Minister of Economy
State of Durango
Ramón Dávila has been a leader of different business organizations and has held important positions in the mining sector in companies.
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Ramón Dávila
Minister Of Economy Of The State Of Durango
Durango Ministry of Economy is in charge of promoting investment and boosting productivity within the state of Durango. The state plays an important…
It is thus of the utmost importance to prevent this crisis, and remember what is important: the continuity of mining in Mexico.
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Ramón Dávila
President
CAMIMEX's Education Commission
The education and training of mining engineers and geologists does not always follow the mining industry’s demand for talent.
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