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Efforts to Update 1971 Mining Act Advance at Statehouse

Idaho Representatives took a major step forward to protect Idaho’s lands and taxpayers by passing House Bill 141 today. The bill, which will now be considered by the Senate, updates Idaho’s 1971 Surface Mining Act to mandate stronger financial backing and oversight to ensure the real cost of reclamation for mining projects is fully funded. […]

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Community Agreement Moves Forward with Eight Cities & Counties

We are excited to share the news! Midas Gold and eight of the communities surrounding the Stibnite Gold Project site have officially established a community agreement. The agreement, signed on November 30, creates a collaborative environment for local communities to work together with us throughout the life of our project. It also provides a venue […]

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Giving Back by Planting Trees

For the past seven years, Midas Gold has planted trees on and around our project site in the historic Stibnite Mining District. This is an opportunity for us to do more than improve the environment up at site, we also use it as a way to give back to our community. For the last several […]

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The Facts About Road Closures

At Midas Gold, we believe in being good neighbors, working with the communities closest to our project and communicating transparently with Idahoans. This is why we feel compelled to address some misconceptions we’ve been hearing about road closures outside of Yellow Pine. Recently, we have heard some confusion about three distinct points of access. The […]

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ASK MIDAS: HOW DOES NEPA AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING PROCESS WORK?

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.   Mine companies in the […]

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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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A Purpose Driven Company

Midas Gold says it is a different kind of mining company, but what does that mean? Historically, mining companies have been seen as profit driven and everything else – including the environment, worker safety and communities – was an afterthought.  We take a different approach.  We believe it is time for mining companies to be purpose […]

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How the Stibnite Mining District Shortened WWII

During World War II, while many U.S. citizens were sent to Europe and Asia to complete their military service, some were sent to the hills outside of Yellow Pine, Idaho. To continue fighting the war against the Axis Powers, the U.S. desperately needed critical metals such as antimony and tungsten and one of the few […]

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