Nevada Mining Association hosts Elko event for women leaders

Women from all over the state visited Elko in August to tour local mines and hear from Betty Gibbs, who has been in the industry for 50 years and is the executive director of the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America. The event was hosted by the Nevada Mining Association, Newmont Mining Corp. and the […]

Nevada’s Mining Industry Looks To Boost Female Ranks

From geologists to truck drivers, women have been working jobs in the mining industry for much of the last half century. Yet for all their progress, women are still largely under-represented in the industry, prompting some trade groups to take a closer look at gender disparity. Reno Public Radio’s Julia Ritchey brings us the first […]

Nevada: A Champion to Women in Mining

March 8, 2016 Contributed from Dana Bennett, President of the Nevada Mining Association. March commemorates both International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month. As such, it’s a good time to look back at the progress made by women in mining and to look toward a promising future. In 1965, Newmont poured its first […]

Mining’s message: Bennett, Amodei speak to Women in Mining

Elko Daily Free Press, 13 April 2015  •  MARIANNE KOBAK McKOWN mkobak@elkodaily.com See it in Print Nevada Mining Association President Dana Bennett speaks Saturday during the Women In Mining National Meeting at Stockmen’s Hotel and Casino.   ELKO – Spreading mining’s message was the theme of the Women In Mining national meeting in Elko. The […]