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Update of hemp greenhouses in Nye County begins

CROP Infrastructure Corp., a Vancouver, Canada-based company specializing in cannabis branding, has announced updates for its facilities in Nye and Esmeralda counties.

Clayton Valley attracts mining interests

Editor’s note: This is part 2 of a story by reporter Daria Sokolova looking at Esmeralda County mining.

Program to bring rural, urban art to launch in Tonopah

The Nevada Basin to Range Exchange, a program aimed at bringing together the state’s urban and rural art organizations, will launch in Tonopah in April, officials announced.

BLM provides update on proposed Nevada mine

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Tonopah Field Office (TFO), has published a Notice of Availability in the Federal Register for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) associated with Gemfield Resources, Ltd. (GRL’s) proposal to develop gold mine operations within the Gemfield Project (Project) area.

Esmeralda sheriff refuses to enforce new Nevada gun law

Nevada’s new background check law was passed by the Legislature in early February, just days into the 2019 Legislative Session and it was then quickly signed into law by Gov. Steve Sisolak, sparking widespread disquiet.

Report provides update on Crescent Dunes solar near Tonopah

Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project near Tonopah reported over $5 million in profits in the fourth quarter of 2018, a drop from $12,290,108 that was reported over the third quarter of the same year, according to the documents.

SolarReserve pulls application for proposed project

SolarReserve, the parent of Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project near Tonopah has withdrawn its application for the proposed Sandstone project in Nye County.

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.

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