Elko Mining Expo, a “meeting” of the industry | Mining
Scotland-based consulting and engineering firm Wood Group hoped to find clients interested in its mining and mineral solutions. Wood provides services throughout the life cycle of a mine, from geology and processing to environmental advice, design, management, construction and closure. The company acquired Amec Foster Wheeler in 2017 and employs approximately 40,000 people in 60 countries. Wood has an office in Elko to service mines in the area.
Conspec Controls Inc. is bringing its gas detection systems to the state and recently contracted with Hecla Mining Company to work at the Hollister gold and silver mine northeast of Winnemucca, according to Jeremy McKern, manager. of the commercial development of Conspec. The 50-year-old Pennsylvania-based company brings experience working in the coal industry and in Canada, South Africa and China.
We’re “trying to get into hard rock mining,” McKern said. “We are already the benchmark in coal.
The banners behind the DSI Underground booth made an announcement: “We’re back. The company returned to the U.S. market with ground support products, systems and solutions for underground mining and tunneling on April 1 after a non-compete agreement with Jennmar Corp ended. . The exhibition was one of the first opportunities for interaction for the Germany-based company. with potential clients, said David Harvanek, Managing Director.
Mincon Inc. has sought to publicize that the designer, manufacturer and service provider of rock drills opened a store in Elko about eight months ago, account manager Clay Gremel said. The company was founded in Ireland and now operates worldwide.