Nevada Mining Blog

Membership Monday: Lubricating Specialties Company Ensures Nevada Mining Equipment Runs Smoothly

December 8th, 2014

Founded in 1928, Lubricating Specialties Company is a contract blender and packager of lubricants and greases. It serves various industries, including food, drilling, military, automotive and industrial. These lubricants are also used in the mining industry to ensure drills and other machines run smoothly.

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 Five Honored for Service, Safety and Environmental Excellence in Mining

December 3rd, 2014

Today the American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) presented awards to four individuals and one company at its 120th Annual Meeting and Exposition in Sparks, Nevada.

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Membership Monday: Rubicon Environmental Consulting Balances Environment and Industry when Permitting and Planning for Projects in Nevada Mining

December 1st, 2014

Rubicon Environmental Consulting works with public and private entities to provide permitting and planning services—essential in any building project. The company is based in Reno, Nevada, and strives to strike a balance between societal pressures and environmental sustainability.

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Meet Your Miners: Kim Spear Has Seen the Country Through Mining

November 27th, 2014

One common thread that makes up the tapestry of the mining world is a sense of thankfulness for the opportunities that each miner’s career can provide for self and for family. As a Senior Foreman at Klondex Mines Ltd., Kim Spear’s 19-year career in Nevada mining has allowed him to travel far and wide.

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Membership Monday: Motor Coach Industries has Historic Ties to Mining

November 24th, 2014

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is a coach manufacturer serving charter and tour operators. MCI was founded in 1933, and its history has an interesting tie to mining.

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Membership Monday: Benetech Provides Dust Cleaning Services to Coal Handling Operations and More in Nevada

November 17th, 2014

Established in 1983, Benetech provides solutions to dust mitigation and bulk material handling. The company was initially involved exclusively in dust suppression but moved on to also manage bulk material handling issues. In addition to dust suppression and bulk material management, the company has its own engineering, equipment, manufacturing, chemical production and research capabilities, as well as providing plant assessment, safety services and more.

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Meet Your Miners: Greg Davis Puts Safety and Compassion First for Nevada Mining

November 13th, 2014

After working as an equipment operator for many years, Greg Davis has seen all there is to see in mining. His decision to change departments came as a result of wanting to offer more to the miners who work hard to practice safety. The move to Safety Manager at Ames Construction turned out to be the right one for Davis.

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Membership Monday: Partsmaster gives Nevada Mining its tools

November 10th, 2014

Established in 1968 as a division of NCH Corporation, Maintenance, Repair and Operations company Partsmaster has provided industrial goods to mining clients and other customers since 1919. Products offered by Partsmaster include cutting tools, polymer repair compounds and welding tools.

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Immersive Technologies Keeps Nevada Mining Safe with Simulation Training

November 4th, 2014

Industries like aviation and aeronautics are familiar with simulations of flights and rocket launches, but simulations are also integral to mining in reducing risk of injury. Today we look at one of our newest members, Immersive Technologies, which orchestrates mining simulations to make Nevada Mining safer.

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Membership Monday: Aecon Mining Provides Infrastructure Solutions to Nevada Mining

October 27th, 2014

Nevada mining is valued beyond the walls of The Silver State—beyond the U.S., even. Today we explore one of our newest Nevada Mining Association members, Aecon Mining, a company with years of serving mining clients in Canada. Aecon was recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada and serves the mining industry in a variety of ways.

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