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Latest Nevada Mining Industry Feature
Shovel Ready: Buoyed by Strong Prices, Mining Companies Battle Labor Shortage
By John Seelmeyer
Originally published: https://www.nevadabusiness.com/2021/10/nevada-mining-companies-battle-labor-shortages/
All the jobless people in Eureka County last summer — all 30 of them, to be precise — scarcely would have filled more than a couple of rows of seats in the historic Eureka Opera House near the heart of Nevada’s great mining district.
Tiny pools of available workers are commonplace across rural Nevada these days, and the tight labor markets create headaches for the mining industry as it seeks to capitalize on strong prices for gold, silver and copper as well as growing interest in minerals such as lithium that are needed to fuel an alternative-energy future.
Recent Nevada Mining Industry Features
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Nevada Mining Industry Resources
Nevada Mining Association: The Nevada Mining Association is comprised of operating mining companies; exploration companies; suppliers of industry equipment, goods and services, counselors and consultants; and individuals interested in sustaining the industry.
National Mining Association: The National Mining Association (NMA) is U.S. mining’s advocate in Washington, D.C. and beyond.