viernes, 30 de marzo de 2012

History of Minera Frisco

Minera Frisco began the operation of several mines in the state of Chihuahua in the second half of the seventeenth century according to the records of Fray Juan de Torquemada.

In the early twentieth century the English company The Marines Mines of Mexico, worked some mines, including San Francisco.

1913 San Francisco Mines of Mexico Limited, acquired the majority of the funds.

1920 With the development of selective flotation, began the exploitation of large-scale site coming to a grinding of 240 thousand tons.

1924 was established as Plomosa Mining Company, Inc.

In October 1962 was established as Minera Frisco SA, Mexicanized by the new mining law that year.

1972 Mining begins operations in the municipality of Mops Tepache, Son. the exploitation of silver mines (closed in 1987).

1978 Began operations Cumobabi Mining, Inc. of. C.V. in the municipality of Cumpas, Son. Exploiting minerals copper and molybdenum (closed in 1989).

1989 Operations begin Molymex, Inc. de CV in the municipality of Cumpas, Son. With the production of molybdenum trioxide (sold in 1995).

1980 Mary Minera begins operations in the municipality of Cananea, Son., Exploiting copper minerals (closed 1981).

Mining operations started 1982 Royal Angeles SA de CV in Noria de Angeles, Zacatecas. exploiting minerals silver, lead and zinc (closed in 1998).

1984 Frisco was acquired by Carlos Slim, becoming Frisco Company, Inc. de CV and forming part of Grupo Carso.

1994 San Felipe Company began operations in Baja California (closed in 2001).

1998 was acquired Minera Tayahua (51%), terminal unit located in Providence, Mazapil, Zac. exploiting minerals gold, silver, lead, zinc and copper.

1999 Operations begin the second stage of Minera María, in the State. Sonora, exploiting minerals to produce copper cathodes.

2001 Frisco opened its Management Unit for the Conservation of Wildlife (UMA) "San Francisco's Golden Book" located in the municipality of San Francisco del Oro, Chi. which extends over an area of ​​150 hectares, containing native and exotic species.

2007 Merged with Condumex Group as part of the Mining Sector.

2008 Incian operations: Seating Unit in Edo. Aguascalientes, exploiting minerals gold, silver, lead and zinc, and the Unit Colonel, in Edo. Zacatecas, exploiting gold and silver ores.

Restart Operations Unit 2010 San Felipe, in Edo. Baja California, exploiting gold and silver ores.

2010 The operation of 6 mining complexes or units in operation, the mining plan reaches 35.3 million tons.

In January 2011 was spun off from Grupo Carso and Grupo Condumex to form SAB de CV Minera Frisco


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