Monthly Archives: September, 2020

Why Midas | Laurel Sayer

I began my life on a small dairy farm. Later my parents moved our family to five acres where we continued with a simple farm life.  I love rural places.  I love rural Idaho. I love the people who work the land, run the stores,  restaurants and cafes, the elected officials who are true politicians […]

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Release: Regulators Extend Comment Period on Draft EIS for Stibnite Gold Project, Idaho

Midas Gold Corp. today announced that the U.S. Forest Service (“USFS”) has extended the comment period on the Stibnite Gold Project (“Project”) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (“Draft EIS”). The comment period will now close on October 28, 2020, providing interested parties 75-days in total to submit feedback on the Draft EIS, which is a 67% […]

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Midas Gold Moving Through Air Quality Permitting Process

Midas Gold must obtain more than 50 permits from federal, state and local regulatory entities relating to air and water quality, fisheries, wildlife and cultural resources. Applications for each of these permits requires a rigorous process of data collection and analysis to demonstrate that we will operate within the bounds of applicable laws, rules and […]

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Why Midas | Stephen Quin

As I approach 40 years in the mining industry and 10 years with Midas Gold Corp., I look back on my time with both and reflect on the evolution of each, and myself, during those times. In 1981, I started in the mining industry in Canada as a field exploration geologist but was fortunate to […]

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Guest Blog: Mining’s Past Does Not Preordain Mining’s Future

The following is a guest blog written by Debra Struhsacker. Debra is a hardrock mining policy expert with over 30 years of hands-on expertise with environmental and public land laws and regulations pertaining to mineral exploration and mine development. She is one of the founders of the Women’s Mining Coalition and currently serves on the […]

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Guest Op-Ed: Mining industry lives up to Idaho’s values

  The following op-ed was written by Benjamin Davenport, Vice President of Operations at the Idaho Mining Association, and originally published in the Post Register on September 10. If you want to know Idaho’s true values, look to our state seal. It embodies the very best of our state. Two figures stand alongside a bountiful […]

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Release: Federal Permitting Dashboard to Improve Coordination for the Stibnite Gold Project

Midas Gold today announced that the Stibnite Gold Project (“Project”) has received a ‘Permitting Dashboard’ to bring improved coordination, transparency and accountability to projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”) permitting process. Published on the Council on Environmental Quality (“CEQ”) website, the Stibnite Gold Project Permitting Dashboard maintains the same permitting schedule as that published […]

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Hope for Abandoned Mines

The Stibnite Gold Project is a win-win for America. Not only will it become a much-needed domestic source of the critical mineral antimony, it will also be a landmark private-sector investment to restore this area without taxpayer dollars. Midas Gold is proposing to redevelop the mine and at the same time clean up World War […]

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