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Nevada Named New Home of Tesla Motors “Gigafactory”

September 12, 2014

Last Thursday, Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk, announced that the innovative electric vehicle manufacturer plans to build its $5 billion Gigafactory in Nevada, declining offers from California, Texas, Arizona and New Mexico.

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U.S. Permitting System: “A Formula of Duplications & Inefficiencies”

September 09, 2014

Over the weekend, National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn attended the Nevada Mining Association Convention to speak about the regulatory inefficiencies that are hindering domestic mining projects across the country.

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Manufacturing Surge Drives Greater Mineral Demand

September 05, 2014

This week, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that U.S. manufacturing has grown in August to its “highest level since March 2011.”

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Mining for Jobs in Nevada

September 03, 2014

With Newmont Mining Corporation and Barrick Gold, two of the world’s largest mining companies, both operating in Nevada, it’s no surprise that Elko Daily recently highlighted the mining sector as an “essential part of rural Nevada, providing among the highest-paying jobs in the state on average.”

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We Depend on Minerals Everyday

August 28, 2014

Many Americans recognize that minerals are a part of their daily lives, but they might be shocked to find out that they personally depend on more than 38,000 pounds of new minerals annually—that’s more than 100 pounds of minerals per day.

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From Twitter

See how #minerals made the new @Apple smart watch a reality via @TheMoreYouDig: ow.ly/Bqwb5
12 Sep

@TeslaMotors’ Gigafactory will create good-paying jobs & be so good for our economic development.” - @SenatorReid. ow.ly/BqAZm
12 Sep

NMA’s CEO & President Hal Quinn: “Unlock industrial-mineral mines now” via @WashTimes: ow.ly/BqwjZ
12 Sep

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