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 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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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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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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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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