Fernando Alanis Ortega, Executive Director of Grupo Peñoles,  announced the upcoming US$56 million investment for the expansion of Minera El Roble, in Velardeña, Durango, after a visit to this underground mine that produces primarily, zinc, lead and silver. The State Governor, Jose Rosas Aispuro, underscored that this investment, in addition to the US$11 million recently exerted by the mining firm, will translate into greater economic development for the whole State, due to the increase in employment.