Newmont suspends Peñasquito lead-zinc mine on Mexico health emergency declaration

Newmont will close its Peñasquito lead-zinc-silver mine in Mexico after the country mandated the immediate suspension of all non-essential business until April 30.

An order from Mexico's Ministry of Health became effective as of a March 31 publication in the country's Official Gazette of the Federation. Mining has not been deemed an essential activity under the decree,...


Archie Hunter

April 02, 2020

09:34 GMT