W. Noel McAunulty, Jr.


Mining in Mexico

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

1993 graduate, Texas College of Mines, former mining engineering at ASARCO mining operation in Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico, owner/manager of mining engineering company in Mexico 1950-1983.

Summary of Interview

Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; Experiences as manager of small mine in remote sierras of Chihuahua; operating practices and the environment; living and working conditions at mining camps; especially San Francisico del Oro Mine, prior to Mexicanization; changes at mines after Mexicanization; activities and changes in mission of Mexican government agencies, Comisón de Fomento Minero and Consejo de Recursos Minerales.

Date of Interview


Length of Interview

1 hour and 20 minutes

Tape Number

No. 899

Transcript Number

No. 899

Length of Transcript

23 pages

Interview Number

No. 899

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