Special to the NNBW September 12, 2017
The 2017 Nevada Excellence in Mine Reclamation Awards highlighted the annual Nevada Mining Association Convention in South Lake Tahoe on Sept 9.
This year’s winners include:
- Comstock Mining, Inc., which received an award for Abandoned Mine Lands Hazard Mitigation for their work in rebuilding of State Route 342 and reclamation of historic mine features near Gold Hill in the historic Comstock District in Storey County.
- Kinross Bald Mountain Mine received an award for Concurrent Reclamation and Wildlife Habitat Restorationfor their work in mine site reclamation and mule deer migration corridor in White Pine County.
- Newmont Mining Corporation received an award for Leadership in Conservation Planning for their work in developing the Conservation Framework Agreement, which covers 1.5 million acres of sage grouse habitat in Northern Nevada.
- Newmont Exploration received an award for Concurrent Exploration Reclamation for their work at the Chevas and High Desert exploration projects in Elko County.
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