Gold Phoenix begins work on mine tunnel |

Gold Phoenix begins work on mine tunnel

NNBW Staff

Golden Phoenix Minerals of Sparks says it won approval from the Bureau of Land Management to begin dewatering and rebuilding an 1,800-foot tunnel at its Ashdown molybdenum mine north of Winnemucca.

The company said dewatering the tunnel built by a previous operator 23 years ago will take several weeks, followed by reconstruction of a collapsed section and construction of about 800 feet of new tunnel.


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