Nevada Mining Blog

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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Membership Monday: Trinity Consultants Helps Mining Companies Achieve Sustainability Goals

October 20th, 2014

Going above and beyond environmental standards has long been a key goal of mining companies in Nevada and, more broadly, mining companies across the globe. Today in this edition of Membership Monday, we focus on Trinity Consultants – a company that has helped mining and other industries meet regulatory compliance obligations with regard to the Clean Air Act since 1974. The Dallas-based company is also experienced in other fields, such as solid waste management, noise pollution and water permitting.

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

October 16th, 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: 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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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 »