Monthly Archives: November, 2017

ASK MIDAS: WHEN WILL MINING BEGIN?

Midas Gold Idaho wants to keep the community informed about the work we are doing at the Stibnite Gold Project site. The Ask Midas blog series gives the experts in our company a chance to answer some of the community’s most frequently asked questions and help clear up any misconceptions around the project. I’m Kyle […]

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Teaching our Future about the Past and Present

Mining practices today are vastly different from what they were a hundred years ago. Miners used to use picks and shovels to search for gold. They traveled to the Stibnite Gold Project site on foot, by horse or dogsled. And for many, many years, there were no rules on how to protect the environment. Today, […]

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Restore the Site: We Mean What We Say

When Midas Gold says we have plans to restore the site, we mean it! Those aren’t just words to us, it is a guiding principle that is at the forefront of every decision we make. This year, I was honored to speak at the Idaho Lands Summit to talk about the work Midas Gold is […]

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Drilling Down on Safety

Midas Gold has been exploring the Stibnite Gold Project site since 2009. Our exploration work has included an extensive drilling program. This has allowed us to better understand what type of minerals exist at the site and in what quantities. More recently, we’ve used drilling to understand the geotechnical structure of the soil and underlying […]

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Planting Trees and Building Community

The trees near the Stibnite Gold Project site have seen and been subjected to a lot over the years. Many were cut down and used to construct early mining facilities and homes for people working at the site. More recently, forest fires have ripped through hillsides around the site destroying the trees. Midas Gold is […]

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