Nevada Mining Blog

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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Shelley Monteith Crosses State Lines and Embraces New Challenges in 28-Year Career in Nevada Mining

August 6th, 2014

Miners in Nevada come from all corners of the earth, all walks of life and all bring with them different backgrounds. They find their careers in the mining industry through education, through friends and family, through happenstance and even, occasionally, out of necessity. The bottom line is that no matter how miners find their place within the industry, their career has only just begun.


In this edition of our “Meet Your Miners” blog series, we are introduced to a Southern Californian who turned unemployment in a new state into a 28-year career in mining.


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Membership Monday: Robinson Engineering

July 22nd, 2014

For more than 75 years, Robinson Engineering has provided services including master planning, design and implementation of public infrastructure improvement to provide clients with cleaner water, safer roads and better uses of land. Robinson Engineering, founded by Raymond W. Robinson, began as a one-man firm that now has more than 100 employees and an extensive business profile.

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Meet Your Miners – Rochelle Smith Looks Back on 10-Year Career in Nevada Mining

July 10th, 2014

In an industry as diverse as mining, it is no surprise that we have been introduced to people with different backgrounds, different jobs and even different futures through our “Meet Your Miners” series. There are those who have always wanted to work in mining; there are others who simply found it a good fit. Rochelle Smith of Florida Canyon Mine found mining to be the fit she needed, and we invite you to read her story and meet another great Nevada miner.


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Nevada Mining Association’s 2014 Safety Awards Honorees Highlight an Industry-Wide Commitment to Safe Mining Operations

July 8th, 2014

The Nevada Mining Association’s (NVMA) 2014 Safety Awards honor the individuals and operators throughout the mining industry dedicated to fostering a culture of safety throughout their mine site and supporting the industry-wide credo to send every mining employee home safe and healthy after every shift.


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Meet Your Miners – Nancy Gray Made an Unexpected Move and Found the Perfect Career Fit in Nevada Mining

June 26th, 2014

Many Nevadans who make a living in mining had their sights set on the industry for some time. Whether their parents, grandparents or friends of the family introduced them to their eventual career, it is often a decision that was a long time coming.


There are, however, plenty of instances where mining comes secondary to, even as a result of, the miner’s primary areas of interest. In this edition of Meet Your Miners, we learn how a career in mining unexpectedly presented itself as the perfect fit for Nancy Gray of General Moly.


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Membership Monday: SAGE Engineers

June 23rd, 2014

Since 1997, SAGE Engineers (SAGE) has provided the mining industry with solutions for challenging site conditions and complex engineering projects. By creating cost-efficient, practical and innovative designs for structures that interface with soil, rock and water, SAGE showcases knowledge and experience in projects crucial to mining.


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Membership Monday: SAFEmine

June 17th, 2014

Established in 2006, SAFEmine has become a leading provider in collision avoidance and traffic safety solutions for the mining industry. Once an aviation collision-warning provider, SAFEmine has successfully established themselves as a top-tier corporation with more than 18,000 mining vehicles protected in more than 45 mine sites throughout the world. The company designs innovative products around a Collision Advanced System (CAS), which provides comprehensive solutions for traffic safety in surface mines. The custom-designed products also offer solutions for mining operations Read the rest of this entry »

Meet Your Miners: Steve Smith Feels His Career Outlook is Bright with Nevada Mining

June 12th, 2014

So far, our “Meet Your Miners” series has skewed predominantly female, and by no accident. In an industry that has long been perceived as predominantly male, it was important that we showcase its diversity. But now, miners from all over the state are eager to share their stories. We now introduce you to our first male miner in the series, Steve Smith.

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