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Mining Industry

The mining sector represents 2.4% of national GDP and 8.2% of industrial GDP; its contribution to the treasury (“ISR” tax) is $ 46,159 million Mexican pesos.

* (The Mining Industry of Mexico Present and Future of Camimex)

The mining industry in the country has suffered the transition of administration at the Federal level, and the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement; These factors generated uncertainty regarding leadership and pressures from the United States. However, the Mexican mining sector continues to have great relevance in the world and national economy.

It has created 2 million direct and indirect jobs; drives community development; it improves the quality of life of the inhabitants of the mining towns and drives economic growth in Mexico.


Challenges of the Mining Industry in Mexico

It is important to recognize that the mining industry is going through a fragile moment due to the lack of understanding of the great potential it represents for the whole country. Mining is a vehicle for the restoration of the social fabric of marginalized areas in Mexico, it strengthens institutions, facilitates infrastructure, education and endless opportunities for decent work.

To meet the challenges of the mining sector, the Government needs to continue recognizing its value through a new public policy that promotes geological wealth and builds investor’s trust.

Its main challenges are:

Source: 2019 Annual Report of the Mining Chamber of Mexico

Mining operations represent up to 11% of global energy consumption.

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Have a worldwide competitive fiscal policy that generates long-term stability and certainty

Review industry regulations that guarantee sustainable performance and the safety of all workers and stakeholders.

Provide certainty in community relations, regarding agreements and guarantee land tenure.

Ensure the integrity of workers in mining operations, physical facilities, products and supplies.

Have greater planning and control of operational costs (especially in expenses with fluctuating costs, like fuels)

Fuel use in the Mining Industry

In the production process of the mining industry (exploitation, loading and transportation, processing, smelting, refining), fuel is crucial for the performance of heavy machinery, in these activities of:

1. Excavation
2. Crushing
3. Washing
4. Hauling and transport
5. Mix
6. Agitation
7. Drilling

How to optimize my energy investment in a dynamic industry as this?

Oilfield Group Services for the Mining Industry

The Mining Sector faces a variety of challenges in its daily operations: their location’s isolation (generally speaking), the shortage of supplies, the complexity of the roads and the risks inherent to their working sites; all of these test the supply planning capabilities of the Mining Industry.

The fuels required to maintain efficient operation are no exception. Oilfield Group, through its Comprehensive Energy Security Solutions, has created an optimized model of fuel delivery, considering the logistical challenges involved in a consistent supply to remote operation sites on timely manner.

Avoid incremental costs, last/minute purchases and the potential risk of stopping your operations due to the lack of fuel.

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Auto-consumption companies  Big or medium companies with a high dependency on fuel to carry their operations.

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