SONORA – In the last 13 years, Grupo Mexico mining company spent US$3.8 billion in Sonora on investment projects, wages and salaries, payment to suppliers, education and road infrastructure.
The mining company reported that the largest investment was for payment to suppliers domiciled in the state, with US$1.7 billion, followed by US$1.6 billion for the company’s investment projects.
In terms of wages and salaries, as well as profit sharing, the company allocated US$478 million, while channeling an investment of US$5.7 million for the education of its employees’ children and US$10 million for the development of highways.
The mining company reported that each year it spends an average of US$60 million on community development and health projects, training, infrastructure and services. Over the past five years, the group has spent US$322 million on social programs for community development.
Source: Laguna Multimedios