Finding Gold in the Silver State: Nevada’s Mining Jackpot [NOOK Book]

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What's that rumble in the distance?

That's the sound of 400-ton trucks and 1 million-pound shovels rolling into the Las Vegas Convention Center for the MineExpo. About 50,000 attendees visit the Expo kicking 15-foot tires and making deals for mining construction equipment. This get together comes amid the highest gold prices in recent ...
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Finding Gold in the Silver State: Nevada’s Mining Jackpot

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Overview

What's that rumble in the distance?

That's the sound of 400-ton trucks and 1 million-pound shovels rolling into the Las Vegas Convention Center for the MineExpo. About 50,000 attendees visit the Expo kicking 15-foot tires and making deals for mining construction equipment. This get together comes amid the highest gold prices in recent times.
Mining is one of Nevada's most important industries, generating more than 8 billion dollars in gross proceeds in 2011. Many analysts don't see an end in sight to high gold prices.

This ebook explores what that means for Nevada—and explains for the layman the enire process of gold production from the mine to the jewelry store, as well as its impact on communities.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015925722
  • Publisher: Stephens Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/8/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 16 MB
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