Energy & Mining International - Fall/Winter 2012 - (Page 12)
M I N I N G I N M E X I C O | DEPARTMENT AND FEATURES
SOUTH OF THE BORDER
New technologies boost productivity and efficiency in the Meican copper mining industry.
BY ISRAEL ASTORGA
he global copper mining industry is working to ﬁnd new ways of increasing capacity in order to meet demand by expanding operations into new regions and also exploring innovative processes and technologies that provide beneﬁts beyond cost efficiency. Since 2010, the price of copper has witnessed record high numbers. With China’s efforts to bolster economic
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