Category Archives: Environment

ASK MIDAS: WHAT GOES INTO PERMITTING A MINE?

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 about the project.  Permitting a mine is […]

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ASK MIDAS: WHAT DOES FACTOR OF SAFETY MEAN?

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. WHAT DOES FACTOR […]

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ASK MIDAS: ACID ROCK DRAINAGE

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. As CEO […]

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ASK MIDAS: HOW DO YOU SET MONEY ASIDE FOR RECLAMATION?

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 helps clear up any misconceptions around the project.  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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Help Shape the Future of the Stibnite Gold Project

Your Opinion Will Help Shape the Future of the Stibnite Gold Project The Stibnite Gold Project  is being evaluated through the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) by the U.S. Forest Service and other federal agencies. Public input is critical to the permitting process and there are two formal opportunities for you to comment. The first […]

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The Rufous Hummingbird

This is the third installment of our special hummingbird series with in-house hummingbird expert, Ken Assmus.  If you want more fun facts, expert advice and stunning photos scroll through our recent blog posts!  The Rufous hummingbird has officially been spotted in Idaho during its northwest migration. It is the second species of hummingbirds to make […]

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The Problem with Blowout Creek & How We Plan to Fix It

Historical mining activity left its mark on the Stibnite Gold Project site, and not in a good way. You can see it by the lack of topsoil in the area, the absence of fish past the Yellow Pine Pit and, in the spring, it is particularly evident in the quality of the water in Meadow […]

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