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June 3, 2022updated 15 Jun 2022 9:12am

Five largest iron ore mines in Mexico in 2021

By Carmen

Here are the five largest iron ore mines by production in Mexico, according to GlobalData’s mining database.

1. Pena Colorada Mine

The Pena Colorada Mine is a surface mine located in Colima. It is owned by Ternium and produced an estimated 3,900 Thousand Tonnes of iron ore in 2021. The mine will operate until 2038.

2. Hercules Mine

Located in Coahuila, the Hercules Mine is owned by Altos Hornos de Mexico Sde CV. The surface and underground mine produced an estimated 3,259 Thousand Tonnes of iron ore in 2021.

3. Las Encinas Mines

The Las Encinas Mines is located in Michoacan. It is owned by Ternium and produced an estimated 1,886 Thousand Tonnes of iron ore in 2021. The mine will operate until 2028.

4. Las Truchas Mine

The Las Truchas Mine, owned by ArcelorMittal, is a surface mine located in Michoacan. The mine produced an estimated 1,605 Thousand Tonnes of iron ore in 2021.

5. Cerro de Mercado Mine

Owned by Altos Hornos de Mexico Sde CV, the Cerro de Mercado Mine is a surface mine located in Durango. It produced an estimated 315.6 Thousand Tonnes of iron ore in 2021.

Methodology: This information is drawn from GlobalData’s mines and projects database, which tracks all operating and developing mines and projects globally. Verdict’s parent company GlobalData provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.

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