Nevada Mining Blog

Great Basin College: Partnering to support education in rural Nevada

Monday, June 20th, 2011

The Great Basin College (GBC) Mine Maintenance Training Program that was initiated in the 1980s and featured in the 2010 Nevada Mining Association (NVMA) sustainability report highlights this early example of the mining industry‚Äôs decades-long commitment to supporting and expanding education in rural Nevada. Mining companies, including Barrick Gold Corporation and Newmont Mining Corporation, have worked closely with others in the community to support the expansion of higher education in the region, with a particular focus on GBC. (more…)