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Esmeralda mine could become largest lithium producer in U.S.

Texas-based Fluor Corporation will conduct a feasibility study for the Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron Project, a prospective mine in Esmeralda County, amid the growing demand for these metals driven by electric vehicles and energy storages for wind and solar plants.

Round Mountain mining operation plans expansion

As part of the expansion project, Round Mountain hired about 40 new employees, most of whom were truck haul operators, said Emily Hendrickson, corporate social responsibility specialist at Round Mountain Gold Corporation.

Mancamp plays important role in Tonopah region

Tonopah has been a mining town ever since it was established, but even after the mineral production boom ended, it continues to see a high number of miners who work in the area by day and come to Tonopah to eat and sleep by night.

Syringe vending machine set for Tonopah

The Southern Nevada Health District has started a unique effort in Clark County, with a “syringe vending machine” initiative underway and the health district is now looking to expand into rural areas as well.

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Search underway man missing from Tonopah

Nye County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the disappearance of a 62-year-old resident.

A look at tourism, gold mining in Beatty

Despite the increased gold exploration activity, Beatty officials said that tourism remains the main economic engine of the town.

Public comment open for mine permit in Esmeralda County

The state Bureau of Air Pollution Control at the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection has opened the public notice period for a permit for a proposed Gemfield Mine in Esmeralda County, organizers announced.

Gold exploration gains attention in Beatty

After mining activity went dormant in Beatty years ago, the Nye County town is set to become a hub of gold exploration again, experts say.

Tonopah man ID’d in Nevada crash with overturned semitrailer

A man who died last month after a van struck an overturned semitrailer north of Beatty was a 64-year-old Tonopah man, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.

Nye Sgt. Downing welcomed home in Tonopah

Nye County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Duane Downing was welcomed home by his colleagues, friends and family and others who support his recovery.

Meetings set on proposed Navy expansion in Nye

The Navy will conduct public meetings in Gabbs in Nye County and Hawthorne in Mineral County this month to get feedback on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement that assesses the potential environmental impacts of modernization of the Fallon Range Training Complex.

Meetings set on proposed Navy expansion in Nye

The Navy will conduct public meetings in Gabbs in Nye County and Hawthorne in Mineral County this month to get feedback on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement that assesses the potential environmental impacts of modernization of the Fallon Range Training Complex.

Slide occurs at Round Mountain Gold pit

The Round Mountain Gold Corp. experienced a slide in the southwest corner of its gold pit in the Round Mountain area at the end of October, though the impact of the event will not affect the mine’s production or expansion plans at the site, company leaders have stated.

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