Nevada Mining Blog

Membership Monday: Archer Western Contractors Brings Award-Winning Contracting Team to Nevada Mining

October 13th, 2014

Archer Western Contractors, a subsidiary of The Walsh Group, has provided construction management and contracting services to building, civil and transportation sectors since 1983. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, with seven regional offices around the U.S.

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Meet Your Miners: Robert Campbell’s CAP Holdings Co., LLC Offers Water Treatment Solutions to Nevada Mining

October 9th, 2014

The world of Nevada mining is made of up people from all skill sets and backgrounds—engineers, salespeople, equipment operators and laborers. Today, we hear from Robert Campbell, CEO and Founding Chairman of CAP Holdings Co., LLC, who happens to hold advanced degrees in Physics and Systems Engineering and certifications from UC Berkeley, Stanford, Johns-Hopkins APL and University of Arizona.

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Membership Monday: Purity Zinc Metals Supplies Nevada Mining Industry and More with Zinc Products

October 6th, 2014

For 40 years, Purity Zinc Metals (PZM) has been supplying businesses in a variety of industries, including automotive, mining, textile, paper, petroleum and chemical. The company has two plants—one in Stoney Creek, Ontario in Canada and the other in Clarksville, Tenn, and ships zinc products to companies in the U.S. and worldwide.

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Meet Your Miners: Tom Sullivan Brings Passion for Environmental Conservation to Career in Mining

October 2nd, 2014

Conservation and environmental responsibility are key efforts for the mining industry in Nevada and across the U.S. Tom Sullivan, who lives in Michigan, has spent many years working to steer mining and manufacturing companies towards a greener method of material transportation.

Growing up in Wanakena, New York, Sullivan would bike, hike and camp in the summer and ice skate, ski and showshoe in the winter. Some of his best childhood memories were made hunting with his father.

“Whether I am sitting on the beach building a sand castle with my kids or on top of a mountain ready to drop into a chute to ski three feet of fresh powder, the fresh air and the solitude is what it’s all about,” he said. Read the rest of this entry »

Membership Monday: EMCOR Group Supplies Nevada Mining Industry and More with Structure and Support

September 30th, 2014

Members of the Nevada Mining Association extend far beyond the vast reaches of mining operations themselves. While each and every one plays an integral role in the operation of Nevada’s mines, many members act as suppliers, furnishing the industry with necessary infrastructure and ensuring the safety of mine site activity. Read the rest of this entry »

Membership Monday: Rail-Veyor Technologies Ensures a Safer, More Efficient Nevada Mining

September 22nd, 2014

Since 1999, Rail-Veyor Technologies Global, whose Western U.S. offices are located in Elko, Nevada, has provided bulk material haulage services to the mining and aggregate industries using a remote-controlled light rail system to transport mineral ores and other materials. Rail-Veyor saves clients money with its cost-effective, energy-efficient system and improves on safety, reducing the risk for human injury due to its unmanned design. The technology allows for materials to maneuver through challenging topographies seamlessly. Rail-Veyor has been implemented in mines including Copper Cliff Mine in Vale, Canada and Phakisa Gold Mine in South Africa. In 2013, Rail-Veyor won Bell Canada’s Business Excellence Award for Innovation.


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Meet Your Miners: Gerald Chadwell Follows in Family Footsteps to Career in Nevada Mining

September 18th, 2014

Some paths in life are destined to be travelled. Those that came before us created fotprints that we are bound to repeat, though often in newer shoes and with different intentions. It is true of the path of many Nevada miners, following in the footsteps of family and friends before them. And it is true of Gerald Chadwell.

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Meet Your Miners: RAM Enterprise’s Tim & Sharon Horn Make Careers in Mining a Family Affair

September 4th, 2014

Through our Meet Your Miners series, we’ve shared with you the stories of several men and women that make this industry the amazing force it has been, and continues to be, in Nevada for so many years. Some of them young, others old, some new to mining, others seasoned veterans. But one line tends to be drawn through all members of the mining community is Family.


Some miners come from mining families, whose legacy dates back generations. Others find new family within the industry. But the miners we will introduce you to now are a little bit of both. Meet Tim & Sharon Horn of RAM Enterprise. Read the rest of this entry »

Membership Monday: EVCO Plastics, Geological Supply Division, provides 30 years experience to geological exploration in Nevada mining

August 25th, 2014

With over 30 years of experience, EVCO Plastics, Geological Supply Division, focuses on designing and producing products for mining and geological exploration. With their knowledge and skills, EVCO Plastics, Geological Supply Division, produces the best products to suit their customers’ individualized needs.

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Membership Monday: Associates in Acoustics, Inc. Ensures That the Future of Mining Will Be Heard

August 18th, 2014

Since 1990, Associates in Acoustics Inc. has specialized in industrial noise measurement, noise control engineering, audiology, and hearing conservation programs all with one purpose in mind: hearing loss prevention.

Over the years they have perfected the science of acoustics crucial to the mining industry. With over a hundred various clients and contracts with the United States Mint, Department of the Army and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, Associates in Acoustics Inc. prides themselves on their technical expertise and practical working experience to address client needs with cost effective, workable solutions.

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