Category Archives: Environment

Our new study brings us one step closer to restoring the site

The Stibnite Gold Project site has a long history of mining which caused significant environmental impacts. We started with the end in mind and made it a priority to incorporate the cleanup and repair of historical damage into the design of the Stibnite Gold Project, as well as building a sustainable future. Our concept includes implementing the cleanup required […]

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Scrap Metal Cleanup

We are continuing our efforts to restore the site in the historic Stibnite-Yellow Pine Mining District. Our team worked to remove nine tons of metal trash from private land along the county road between Sugar Creek and Hennessy Creek. We cleared out old automobile frames, empty barrels and lids, scraps of corrugated metal roofing and other debris left […]

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2014 Winter Carnivore Survey

Wildlife Ecologist Graham Neale, of Garcia and Associates (GANDA), and Midas Gold recently completed field work on a second winter carnivore survey for wolverine, lynx and fisher. Midas Gold is studying more than 500-square miles of potential habitat areas for these mammals in and around the Stibnite-Yellow Pine Mining District using numerous observation stations that include bait, […]

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Why we plant Lodgepole Pine trees

Someone recently asked us why we plant Lodgepole Pine at the site instead of Ponderosa Pine. Here is the exact question: “Why would you plant Lodgepole Pine instead of Ponderosa Pine? Lodgepole Pine require fire to regenerate as their cones only open at 120°, and Ponderosa cones open when they dry out at room temperature.”  […]

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2013 Sustainability Report

  Midas Gold has released our second annual Sustainability Report providing an update on our progress in 2013. The report assesses our activity in five key areas – Safety & Health, Conservation Management, Energy & Waste Management, Community and Economic Sustainability. Midas Gold values communication and collaboration with our stakeholders. We hope you find the […]

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Silver Dollar Grill, Yellow Pine, ID

We are excited to announce we are partnering with the Silver Dollar Grill in Yellow Pine to help them with their sustainability efforts. Upon the request of Midas Gold, the Silver Dollar Grill, owned by Steve and Susan Holloway, recently started using paper, disposable food and drink containers for their to go customers. These containers are biodegradable […]

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Adopt-A-Highway

Midas Gold has adopted a two-mile stretch of Idaho Highway 55, miles 113 and  114 in the Cascade city limits to be exact. We held our first cleanup day on October 30. Our geologic staff in Lake Fork and COO Bob Barnes collected about 20 bags of trash and other assorted debris in just three hours. […]

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Air and Weather Monitoring at Stibnite

The air quality and meteorological monitoring station is up and running at Stibnite. The best part is our new equipment is all solar powered! Last week, site staff at the Stibnite Gold Project along with engineers and consultants from JBR Environmental Consultants and Dagley LLC built a state-of-the-art air quality station that continuously monitors and […]

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