Most Nevadans might be surprised to learn that mining still accounts for a significant portion of the state’s economy. In that regard, Nevada miners have been working to educate the state-at-large regarding their industry and the advancements therein. Executives from mining organizations throughout the state recently met in a virtual roundtable, sponsored by City National Bank, … [Read more...] about Industry Focus
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Imagine if mining companies could send an unmanned aerial vehicle, instead of a person, into a dark, narrow underground area to document the landscape or the scene following an industrial accident. Well, the Autonomous Robots Labs (ARL) at the University of Nevada, Reno is developing the technology for autonomous aerial robots to do just that, to explore, survey, map and … [Read more...] about Nevada Mining
After the November 2018 election, Nevada saw a regime change in Carson City. The Silver State has a new governor and legislators, several of whom are inexperienced. This has led to a difficult legislative session which, many have said, has been more contentious than is typical. “We’re way behind,” explained Senator Keith Pickard, a republican member of the Nevada Senate … [Read more...] about Power Poll
Northern Nevada has earned its developing economic comeback the old-fashioned way: building on its strengths, looking to the future and taking common sense steps to coax and reward entrepreneurialism and innovation. It’s paying off. “There’s a lot going on,” says Rob Hooper, Executive Director of Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA), the Economic Development … [Read more...] about Northern Nevada: Hard Work Pays Off