Each year, Mojave Underground produces a calendar of abandoned mine locations throughout the United States and the world. Photographs are submitted by photographers who explore abandoned mines and a dozen are selected to be featured in the calendar each year. For the last few years, Burgex has sponsored these calendars and makes them available for…

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Western Sands has hired Burgex Inc. to be their primary consultant on their Utah frac sand project.

This article was written by Jen Casebier from Down Hole Trader. Burgex Inc. has been a primary consultant to Western Sands, LLC and provides claim staking services, preliminary sampling, and testing services. Although we have been in a long stretch of lower oil prices, mergers, and company closures, someday sand demand will rise again.   The number of…

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MineFly

Aerial Mapping & Contour Product Services MineFLY™ is a suite of products developed through the use of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone. The available suite of products include high quality, low cost: High Resolution Aerial Photos Digital Orthophotography Contour Product Deliverables Stockpile Volume Inventories Mineral Reserve Estimates Reclamation Grading Conformance…

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You may have noticed that the Burgex website has been spiced up with some new professional photographs. Last weekend Crystal Burgess and Stuart Burgess teamed up with photographer Mike Capps  to shoot claim staking and underground mine surveying and sampling photos for the company to use on this website. These photos will also be used…

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mining claims Nevada infographic

Did you know that more than half of all of the mining claims in the United States are located in Nevada? Not only are the most claims located in Nevada, but it is also where the most exploration and mining notices and plans are filed. Here are some other amazing facts about mining in Nevada:…

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The economic tremors of the U.S. shale boom have given a boost to mining and exploration for a few different minerals. Drilling grade barite and bentonite prices have been rising, but there is another commodity that has seen a massive rise in demand, pricing, and new mine development: FRAC SAND. What is frac sand? Simply put, it is…

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