Sam Williams

Mining and Metals Reporter, Mexico Bureau  in BNamericas

Sam Williams is BNamericas’ Mexico mining and metals reporter, a role he started in 2012. He is a journalist with more than 10 years’ experience, including regional business reporting in the UK. He has a BA in English literature and philosophy from the University of Sheffield and journalism qualifications from the National Council for the Training of Journalists (UK).

4833 articles written by Sam Williams:

Mexico's mining tax has muted Q1 impact

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Mexico's new mining taxes were met with strong opposition when they were announced last year, with major producers Goldcorp and Grupo México warning they may be forced to ax future investment ...

Newmont expands LatAm presence through early-stage investments

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Newmont Mining is increasing its presence in Latin America through early-stage investments, including recent partnerships in Colombia and Mexico. The deals are part of the US-based miner's stra...

Top LatAm miners gold output falls on lower grades, asset sales

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Gold production by Latin America's top miners fell sharply in Q2, impacted by asset sales and lower grades at key operations. Combined output by the region's top five yellow metal miners wa...

Napo unveils aims for Mexico's mining sector

Monday, September 3, 2018

Mexico's controversial miners' union leader Napoleón Gómez (in photo) set out his aims for the country and the industry at a press conference last week. Priorities include tac...

Trend: Lower metals prices weigh on Mexican miners

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Falling gold and silver prices are beginning to take their toll on Mexico's mining sector. The declines, reflecting weak investor demand, have resulted in at least one project being shelved and...