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Newmont celebrates 50 years in Carlin

Newmont celebrates 50 years in Carlin

CARLIN – To commemorate Newmont Mining Corp.’s 50 years of gold production at Carlin, the company hosted celebrations Friday and Saturday at the site.

May 17, 2015 4:00 am Photos

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New tire innovation at Goldstrike applauded by technicians

New tire innovation at Goldstrike applauded by technicians

CARLIN — Keeping Barrick’s fleet of haul trucks running is crucial and each site is always searching for ways to do it better. The Goldstrike …

May 16, 2015 6:00 am Photos

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Barrick net $57 million for first quarter of 2015

Barrick net $57 million for first quarter of 2015

ELKO – Barrick Gold Corp. stated it met cost and production targets for its first quarter and had net earnings of $57 million, or 5 cents per share.

May 04, 2015 10:46 am(0)

History of the Carlin Trend

History of the Carlin Trend

CARLIN — On May 4, 1965, with little fanfare, Newmont poured its first bar of gold from the Carlin Mine. The pomp and circumstance of the offi…

May 02, 2015 4:15 am Photos

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MSHA releases preliminary fatality data for first quarter of 2015: Ten miners die in first quarter of year

MSHA releases preliminary fatality data for first quarter of 2015: Ten miners die in first quarter of year

ARLINGTON, Va. – In the mining industry, death doesn’t discriminate between young and old. In February 2014, 24-year-old Arthur Gelentser III …

May 02, 2015 4:00 am(0)

Bicentennial truck was largest of the time at 75 tons

Bicentennial truck was largest of the time at 75 tons

ELKO — In 1976, Carlin Gold received the first 75-ton Wabco haul trucks from Pioneer Equipment.

May 01, 2015 6:48 am(0)

A look at mining with computers

A look at mining with computers

ELKO – Many people at a mine site could see how equipment changed over the years, but through his work at Newmont Mining Corp., Bob Smiley was…

May 01, 2015 6:00 am Photos

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Long-time employee looks fondly at time with Newmont

Long-time employee looks fondly at time with Newmont

ELKO – Many Newmont Mining Corp. employees have been with the company for decades, but few have reached the 45-year mark like Garrey Graves.

May 01, 2015 5:00 am Photos

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Andreozzi: Newmont helps community grow, prosper

Andreozzi: Newmont helps community grow, prosper

ELKO – Mining affects the community, and even those who are not directly involved in the industry have seen its impact over the years.

May 01, 2015 5:00 am Photos

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Pouring the first gold bar

Pouring the first gold bar

ELKO – Jack Smith, 84, said he and another man were the ones to pour one of the first gold bars at Carlin Gold.

May 01, 2015 4:00 am(0)

Cheri Thornton still has childlike whimsy about mining

Cheri Thornton still has childlike whimsy about mining

ELKO – Cheri Thornton has worked for Newmont Mining Corp. for almost two decades, but she still has a childlike glee over the large equipment on site.

May 01, 2015 4:00 am(0)

A Newmont geologist and his camera

A Newmont geologist and his camera

ELKO – Charlie Ekburg is known in Elko for his photography, and even while he was working as a geologist for Newmont Mining Corp. he was takin…

May 01, 2015 4:00 am Photos

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Hiring begins at Long Canyon

Hiring begins at Long Canyon

ELKO – People who want to work at Newmont Mining Corp.’s Long Canyon Mine should start looking at the job offers now.

May 01, 2015 4:00 am(0)

Toby Jonas shares a chilling memory

Toby Jonas shares a chilling memory

ELKO – When he was young, Toby Jonas lived in Ely and didn’t want to be employed by a mining company. However, he couldn’t get a job after col…

May 01, 2015 3:45 am(0)

Bob Pearce loved working for Newmont

Bob Pearce loved working for Newmont

ELKO — Bob Pearce loved working for Newmont.

May 01, 2015 3:00 am Photos

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Newmont, active duty go together

Newmont, active duty go together

BUCKEYE, Ariz. — I worked for Newmont for 18 years starting in January of 1987. I quit Newmont in January of 2005 to accept a position with MS…

May 01, 2015 3:00 am(0)

A dedication to students that continues after graduation: GBC thanks Newmont for its continuous support throughout the years

A dedication to students that continues after graduation: GBC thanks Newmont for its continuous support throughout the years

ELKO — Newmont Mining Corp.’s support of Great Basin College dates back to as early as 1987, when the mining company donated an engine to the …

May 01, 2015 3:00 am Photos

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Comstock Foundation has new director

Comstock Foundation has new director

VIRGINIA CITY — The Comstock Foundation for History and Culture announced Tuesday that Pamela Abercrombie will become the organization’s new e…

April 25, 2015 10:00 am(0)

Cashman Equipment nominated for fire safety award

Cashman Equipment nominated for fire safety award

ELKO — Each month, The City of Elko Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau selects a community business that has demonstrated a commitment to …

April 24, 2015 3:00 pm(0)

Newmont nets $175 million in first quarter

Newmont nets $175 million in first quarter

ELKO – Strong production and cost cutting contributed to Newmont Mining Corp.’s reported net income of $175 million in the first quarter of this year.

April 24, 2015 4:00 am(0)

Mine near Imlay shuts down, 60 employees laid off

Mine near Imlay shuts down, 60 employees laid off

WINNEMUCCA — The Standard Gold Mine, near Imlay, ceased mining operations Monday and laid off 60 employees, according to the company.

April 21, 2015 2:58 pm(0)

General Moly deal may move Mt. Hope forward

General Moly deal may move Mt. Hope forward

ELKO – General Moly Inc. announced Friday it reached an agreement with AMER International Group that may lead to financing for construction of…

April 18, 2015 4:15 am(0)

BLM approves EA for Mineral Ridge project

BLM approves EA for Mineral Ridge project

TONOPAH — The Bureau of Land Management issued a decision record and finding of no significant impact for the environmental assessment for the…

April 17, 2015 2:22 pm(0)

Mining’s message: Bennett, Amodei speak to Women in Mining

Mining’s message: Bennett, Amodei speak to Women in Mining

ELKO – Spreading mining’s message was the theme of the Women In Mining national meeting in Elko.

April 13, 2015 5:00 am Photos

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