Introducing Mineralocity Aggregates -The New Flagship Mineral Market Analysis Tool

The mining analysis team at Burgex has been hard at work over the past several years developing internal tools and systems for conducting complex market analysis studies of mineral commodities. One of the top priorities for the team has been creating a national geographical information system for dynamically analyzing construction aggregate supply and demand trends.…

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Improving Mineral Exploration

mineral exploration

Mineral exploration is far from easy, in fact, it is probably one of the hardest segments of the mining industry to participate in. The success rates are low, so low in fact, that for some mineral commodities (like gold) it is estimated that approximately 1 in 1,000 prospects ever becomes a commercially producing mine (at…

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5 Things to Keep in Mind About Mineral Exploration

mineral exploration

Mineral exploration is an essential tool to discover deposits of minerals and rocks useful to meet society’s growing resource needs. This process works by extracting geological information from regionally and locally and using it over a targeted area to create a geological picture. Mineral exploration has brought about significant economic opportunities such as jobs, drilling…

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Burgex Expands Geological Services and Enhances Client Experience with New Staff Additions

burgex team

Burgex Mining Consultants is excited to announce the addition of two new full-time Consulting Geologists and a new Director of Sales and Business Development to our talented team. James Balagna James Balagna, III, CPG has joined the Burgex Mining Consultants team as a Senior Consulting Geologist. Mr. Balagna has an extensive career spanning decades conducting…

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Mojave Underground 2020 Abandoned Mine Calendars Available

Abandoned Mine Calendars

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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Sand and Gravel Operations Flowchart

Sand and Gravel Operations Flowchart

Sand and gravel operations lay the foundation (literally) that world economies are built upon. Chances are, wherever you are, there is an active sand and gravel pit nearby. Sand and gravel products lay the groundwork for virtually all construction, landscaping, and transportation applications. Specialty sand and gravel products are also responsible for the production of silica…

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Burgex Attends the 2016 Responsible Extractives Summit in London

Speaker at the 2016 Responsible Extractives Summit

The extractive industries have been undergoing a great deal of change over the past decade. Challenges from environmental regulations, an increasing demand from the public and investors to proactively implement corporate social responsibility and human rights programs, and difficulty finding and extracting easy commodity targets combined with price volatility have forced many in the industry to…

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The Good the Bad and the Ugly: Picking an Assay Lab

We try to use local small businesses as much as possible for our supplies and services. This is part of the core fundamentals that make up our thinking, we started out as a small local business and like to give back in the form of providing others with our business in turn. We support many local…

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Dangerous Data: The Value of Abandoned Mines

Gold

Abandoned mines are often demonized, sometimes rightly so, for their numerous dangers. From false floors and falling rock to rattlesnakes and unused blasting caps underfoot, there are a lot of reasons to stay out of them unless you have experience and proper equipment at your side. So with all of these dangers, why would you choose…

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