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Broadbent opens Reno office

Environmental, water and civil engineering firm Broadbent and Associates has opened a new location in Elko, Nev. The location opened its doors on Sept. 28. (more…)...
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Enders now head of ME at Mines

Forty-five-year mining and mineral exploration veteran M. Stephen Enders has been appointed head of the mining engineering department at the Colorado School of Mines. (more…)...
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EPA opens new Colorado Springs office

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in early September opened a new office in Colorado Springs, Colo., to focus on the cleanup of abandoned mining operations and accelerating cleanup efforts across the West. (more…)...
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Rio Tinto delays restart of Utah smelter

Rio Tinto said in mid-August that it was experiencing delays in its smelter restart at the Kennecott copper mine outside of Salt Lake City due to “unexpected issues” following planned maintenance. (more…)...
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Gold Road mine marks first shipment

Aura Minerals’ Gold Road operation in Arizona confirmed on Sept. 17 that it shipped its first lot of gold production since being acquired by the producer in March. (more…)...
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Freeport-McMoRan appoints Olmsted

Arizona-headquartered miner Freeport-McMoRan, effective Aug. 7, appointed Joshua Olmsted as its president and chief operating officer for the Americas, replacing a now-retired Harry “Red” Conger IV. (more…)...
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Excelsior wins Winton

Copper producer Excelsior Mining has selected Robert Winton as its new general manager and senior vice president of the Gunnison Copper Project in Arizona. (more…)...
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Premier Gold Mines may spin out

Canadian-based Premier Gold confirmed in August it is evaluating asset reorganization options, including a spin-out of its U.S. subsidiary that includes its Nevada assets. (more…)...
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MSHA issues safety warning on belt conveyors

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued a safety alert for miners working near belt conveyors after recording eight conveyor-related fatalities at U.S. mines since Jan. 26, 2017. (more…)...
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