U.S. SEC Final Mining Disclosure Rule Written into Law

U.S. SEC Final Mining Disclosure Rule Written into Law

Regulation S-K 1300 Many have been awaiting the Federal Register publication of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) final mining disclosure rule, commonly known as Regulation S-K 1300. Appearance in the Federal Register effectively turns the rule into...
Business is Thriving in A Small Kentucky Town

Business is Thriving in A Small Kentucky Town

Over the last few decades, manufacturing has been shifting from densely populated regions of the country to more rural areas. A recent surge in manufacturing investments have benefited some smaller cities and towns, where land is inexpensive, energy often cheap and...
Reserve Estimates for Dredge Operations

Reserve Estimates for Dredge Operations

Reserve Estimates for Dredge Pits We recently completed a mine plan for a sand deposit intended for mining by suction-cutter dredge. Laying out a mine plan for a dredge operation is a straight forward task, but estimating reserves is a bit more complex. In fact,...
Solution Salt Mining Reserves Estimates

Solution Salt Mining Reserves Estimates

I recently spoke at the 2018 Solution Mining Research Institute (SMRI) Spring Conference, held in Salt Lake City, UT. The purpose was to present a paper that Dr. Joel Warneke, of Cavern Solutions, and I have been working together on for some time. The paper discussed...
Current Trends in Mining Finance

Current Trends in Mining Finance

I was recently honored to speak at the 6th Annual Current Trends in Mining Finance (CTMF) Conference, hosted by the New York Section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc. (SME). As a panel speaker with three peers I greatly respect, it was a...