The value chain for Nevada’s roughly 20 metals and minerals begins with companies mining the resources. This benefits the miners and their employees monetarily and the communities around those mines where dollars are spent, donations are made and other commitments are carried out. Mining firms require goods and services at each stage of their process—exploration, … [Read more...] about Mining: It’s About More than Gold
Western Lithium USA Corp.
From lowering gold and silver prices to sage grouse habitat protection, Nevada’s mining companies today face challenges that hurt their bottom line. Yet, many continue to forge on, creatively tackling difficulties and working to advance projects. “Different aspects of the industry are struggling, but our ability to be sustainable is greater now than ever because we’ve … [Read more...] about Mining: Progress Amid Tough Economics
While the rest of Nevada suffered the dramatic 2007 economic downturn and aftermath, the Greater Elko region boomed, primarily due to bustling mining operations resulting from a high gold price. In fact, over the last decade, the population there has burgeoned. The City of Elko alone went from about 10,000 to 20,000, with the broader Elko area home to about 30,000. “It’s … [Read more...] about Elko Catches Up to Growth