Nevada Mining Blog

Nevada Mining Association Promotes Dylan Shaver to Vice President

January 15th, 2016

The Nevada Mining Association (NVMA) is proud to announce the promotion of Dylan Shaver to Vice President. Dylan joined NVMA in 2011 as Director of Public Affairs.

As Vice President of NVMA, Shaver will be responsible for the execution of the association’s strategic plan and member recruitment and retention. He will also continue his work as the public affairs and policy lead for the organization.

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Reflections from my First Year

December 2nd, 2015

One year ago today, I began my tenure as President of the Nevada Mining Association. Looking back, I can see that it’s been an amazing 12 months!


I’ve spent a lot of that time on the road, logging over 18,000 miles driving around Nevada from my home base in Reno. To paraphrase that great Johnny Cash song, I’ve been everywhere, man, from Winnemucca to Carlin to Kingston to Henderson. I’ve been to meetings in Elko, Las Vegas, and Carson City; dined in Lovelock, Tonopah, and Hadley; and cruised 40 miles of dirt from Tuscarora to Midas. Of course, I stopped for the pair of sage grouse who sauntered across that road on a hot July day.

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Nevada Mining Association Convention Recap

October 13th, 2015

The Nevada Mining Association once again held its annual convention at South Lake Tahoe this month. The 2015 gathering was marvelous! Hundreds of Nevada miners and mining supporters enjoyed three days of provocative presentations, congenial conversations, and exciting events in one of the most spectacular settings in the world. What a memorable convention!

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Membership Monday: 3D-P Provides IP-Based Wireless Network Solutions to Nevada Mining Companies

August 10th, 2015

3D-P serves the mining sector, making products that improve productivity and safety by simplifying the integration and wireless networking of mining technology applications. The company deploys broadband IP-based wireless networks specifically designed to cater to the rigors of surface mining. The 3D-P team includes mining, electrical, software, IT and wireless engineers.

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ArrowData Provides Aerial Data Collection and Distribution Services to Nevada Mining Companies

August 3rd, 2015

Headquartered in Las Vegas, ArrowData is an aerospace and data services company specializing in data collection, transmission and distribution. The company provides critical data to clients, allowing them to survey, map and model their physical space. Major client bases include architects, city planners, forestry and wildlife management organizations, government agencies and real estate companies. The Nevada mining industry also utilizes the services of ArrowData; Newmont Mining, among others, being a client.

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Quadra Chemicals Ltd. Provides Essential Chemicals to Nevada Mining Companies

July 20th, 2015

Chemical company Quadra Chemicals Ltd. is one of Canada’s leading chemical and ingredient distribution services providers. In business for more than 40 years, the company’s goal is to help its customers and key supply partners become more profitable.

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Membership Monday: Republic Metals Corporation Refines Mining Doré

July 6th, 2015

Headquartered in Miami, Republic Metals Corporation is one of the largest full-service primary precious metals refineries in the world.

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Robison Wildlife Consulting Provides Environmental Consulting Services to Nevada Mining Companies

June 22nd, 2015

Robison Wildlife Consulting (RWC), a Reno-based environmental consulting firm established in 2012, provides environmental compliance services throughout the Great Basin and the Western U.S. Industries served include natural resource development, energy, renewable resources, mining and oil. The firm provides a wide range of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and permitting services. The firm’s staff has a number of certifications and qualifications.

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Membership Monday: Thompson Garage Doors Provides Goods and Services to Nevada Mining Communities

June 8th, 2015

Thompson Garage Doors is a locally-owned Nevada business serving Reno, Sparks and Tahoe, among other Nevada cities. The company has been serving customers in the Northern Nevada and Northern California area since 1957. Thompson specializes in residential and commercial overhead garage doors. The company also delivers repair services, including 24-hour emergency garage door repair service.

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Membership Monday: Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. Serves Nevada Mining With Specialty Chemicals

May 25th, 2015

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. (TKI) produces and markets specialty chemical solutions to niche segments including agriculture, horticulture, gas processing, refining, mining and wastewater. Solutions include fertilizers, crop protection chemicals, process chemicals and more. The company owns and operates 10 manufacturing plants in North America.

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