25/05/2015 · Mining has a significant impact on Mexico's economy. The industry is a major job creator and employs thousands of Mexicans. Low labor costs make the country very attractive from an economic standpoint, and most of the world's largest mining companies are operating in Mexico. The downside of mining in Mexico is safety issues and civil unrest.
10/09/2012 · Mining is the third most important industry in Mexico, after petroleum and tourism, according to CAMIMEX and government sources. The number of employees in the mining industry has risen to almost 286,000, according to the Mexican Social Security Institute's latest data, but not even industry officials know how many of these workers are women.