Mining: Progress Amid Tough Economics

“Different aspects of the industry are struggling, but our ability to be sustainable is greater now than ever because we’ve learned to be more efficient, to manage the highs and lows,” said Tim Crowley, recently retired president,


“Tesla will put a lot of pressure on our school system—from kindergarten to higher education—to produce engineers and a smart workforce,” Crowley added. “We’ll benefit from that as well.”


Another bright spot is the potential for mining rare earth elements in the Silver State—terbium, dysprosium, europium, ytterbium and more. An existing deposit in California near the Nevada border suggests those elements are present here.



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