The world’s hunger for molybdenum keeps the Climax mine running 24/7 — even after more than a century of extraction
In “Wild Times and True Tales from the High Plains,” author Matt Vincent recounts the tumultous love affair between a prominent madame and legendary bully.
OURAY — The recent $1.8 million sale of a historic silver mine above Ouray will leave its creditors — who collectively are owed upward of $60 million — almost entirely out in the cold with no clear path to recouping their losses. The Revenue-Virginius Mine in Yankee Boy Basin was auctioned off in early August […]
Florida developer Bobby Ginn promised Minturn about $160 million in perks if voters annexed 5,000 acres where he planned a private ski resort with 1,700 homes. A final deal 15 years later could bury the ghost of Ginn with $150,000 and 250 acres in exchange for approval for up to 250 homes.
Centennial-based NioCorp announces tentative deal as it secure $1.1 billion need to establish mine 80 miles south of Omaha
Two Crested Butte skiers plan a Red Lady protest ski to stir support for the final round of a decades-long fight to block molybdenum mining on Mount Emmons.
Federal and state mining regulators are investigating the rock slide at the quarry owned by Rocky Mountain Industrials, which is proposing a controversial mine expansion
After big plans to revive the famed Revenue Mine, the current owners Ouray Silver Mines shut down and are in receivership after defaulting on $28 million loan
Denver history professor Jim Walsh sees his “life’s work,” with help from both sides of the Atlantic, lead to both memorial and reconnection .
Since 1980, the Colorado division of mining and the Forest Service have gated and plugged more than 13,000 inactive mines, often using expanding foam