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LONDON, Dec 5- From intelligent drills to analysing gum tree leaves, an unprecedented push to develop new methods and technologies promises to transform the way miners explore for deposits, allowing them to dig deeper, faster and more cheaply.
MEXICO CITY-- A missing shipment of radioactive cobalt-60 was found Wednesday near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 4- Mexico's telecoms industry watchdog said on Wednesday it has informed the companies it will assess for tougher regulation, likely the first step in taking measures against phone giant America Movil and broadcaster Televisa.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 4- Mexican lawmakers will send a landmark energy bill to Senate committees on Thursday to pave the way for debate on a cornerstone of President Enrique Pena Nieto's economic reform drive, a top ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas-- U.S. prosecutors in Texas announced Monday that they've charged the former governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas for allegedly accepting bribes from a drug cartel and taking part in drug trafficking. Yarrington was governor of Tamaulipas, along the U.S. border, from 1999 to 2004 and served in Mexico's congress.
*EuroSTOXX 50 has strong support around 3,000- Commerzbank. *U.S. investors bet on Europe outperformance-RBC CM. Mexican precious metals miner Fresnillo and Africa- focused miner Randgold were also among the top fallers in Europe, off 3.7 and 3.9 percent respectively.
PUERTO AYACUCHO, Venezuela, Dec 3- From the air, the thick green canopy that covers the Venezuelan Amazon is pocked with ever more frequent small holes. Some locals accuse money-hungry members of Venezuela's military of also helping out.
The key issue for Mexico's oil reform isn't privatization, it's whether it will open the industry to international companies, says Dan Yergin.
The Reforma survey of 1,020 people showed that while 48 percent disapproved of Pena Nieto's job performance, up from 30 percent in April, just 44 percent approved.
Three Michoacan state detectives were wounded in an ambush earlier this week when they were traveling to investigate a mine taken over by criminals. When reinforcements arrived, those officers were also ambushed, part of a string of attacks on police in Michoacan on Wednesday and Thursday that left two officers dead and about a dozen wounded.
MADRID, Nov 27- The board of Spain's Repsol unanimously agreed on Wednesday to start formal talks with Argentina over a compensation offer for assets Buenos Aires seized last year that could end an 18- month standoff between the two countries.
Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst, and Chris Horvers, JPMorgan retail-hardlines analyst, weigh in on Wal-Mart Mike Duke's successor Doug McMillon as new CEO.
SAN DIEGO-- A U.S. magistrate judge issued a conditional ruling Thursday that would allow a Malaysian defense contractor accused in one of the biggest Navy bribery schemes in years to be released on $1 million bail. Francis, the CEO of Glenn Defense Marine Asia Ltd., is the central figure in a multimillion bribery case that has been rocking the Navy.
MEXICO CITY-- An official with Mexico's state-run oil company says a proposed energy reform could make it easier for Petroleos Mexicanos to create subsidiaries to exploit the country's vast shale oil and gas reserves.
BARCELONA, Nov 21- Spanish telecom group Telefonica on Thursday said it is open to mergers, acquisitions and deals to share networks in Mexico, where it lags far behind former monopoly and arch-rival America Movil.
An expert on high-impact entrepreneurship, Endeavor's Linda Rottenberg, explains why economic adversity sparks innovation and small business creation.
MEXICO CITY, Nov 20- The chief executive of Mexico's state-run oil monopoly Pemex on Wednesday criticized the compensation paid to the chairman of Spain's Repsol as excessive, amid a tussle over the handling of a dispute involving Argentina.
Shweta Singh, economist at Lombard Street Research, expects Mexican growth to recover in 2014 and says that while Brazil has surged since September, underlying growth drivers are 'absent'.
Agustin Carstens, governor of the Central Bank of Mexico, says that reform will bring a lot of competitiveness to Mexico's energy market.
VIENNA, Nov 14- America Movil does not plan a hostile takeover bid for Telekom Austria following its failed attempt to buy Dutch company KPN, its chief executive said. But CEO Daniel Hajj said America Movil had not acquired its stake a year ago in order to mount a takeover and saw itself as a stable partner of fellow large shareholder Austria.