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E M I COMSTOCK MINING INC. FA L L / W I N T E R 2 0 1 2 New History Nevada’s Comstock Lode is well known for its mining history, but Comstock Mining Inc. is showing that the area’s story is far from over. • Virginia City, Nev. Comstock Mining’s land position totals nearly 10 square miles in the Comstock Lode District of Nevada.. “We’re discovering new ounces at a staggering rate, so efficiently, and we’re still in just a small portion of our land position.” // CORRADO DE GASPERIS, president and CEO mining technology, processes and law at As home to the Comstock Lode – the the time, but it lasted only until the midfirst major U.S. discovery of silver ore – 1870s, when then-current mining pracVirginia City, Nev., has seen its share of tices assumed most of the ore was mined. wealth and mining industry excitement, Comstock Mining Inc., however, began starting in the late 1850s. That historic consolidating the Comstock Lode Disheyday brought about exceptional wealth trict about a decade ago. With its now exfor many as well as major advances in tensive, contiguous property in the district, today’s advanced technology, a PROFILE smart strategy and the area’s rich history Comstock Mining Inc.. on its side, the company has not only | HQ: Virginia City, Nev. idated a large gold and silver deposit but Employees: 100 | Specialty: Gold and silver mining is marching back into production. [ B Y S TA C I D AV I D S O N ] 158 Comstock Mining was established in 2003 with the purpose of acquiring some mining claims in the Comstock Lode District of Nevada, according to President and CEO Corrado De Gasperis. Within a year, the operation acquired a small-scale processing company and began a more aggressive consolidation of fragmented properties. “Chairman John Winfield took a leading role and invested at an early stage, seeing much bigger opportunities for this historic district and its resilient

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Energy & Mining International - Fall/Winter 2012

Energy & Mining International - Fall/Winter 2012
Guiding Voice
Worldwide Presence
Digging South of the Border
Honoring the Best
The Williston Basin
Whiting Petroleum Corp.
Breitling Oil and Gas
HDC Development Cos.
Aspen Air U.S. Corp.
Synergy Resources Corp.
Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services Inc.
Enviro Shield Products Inc.
Savage Services
T&R Transport
Boyd and Sons Construction
Roers Construction Inc. – Roers West LLC
J. Koski Co.
Pat’s Offroad Inc.
Tollberg Homes
Wildcat Minerals
Environmental Materials Inc. and Warren Transport Inc.
Borsheim Crane Service Inc.
Central Machining and Pump Repair
Hive Built Homes – Hive Modular
Jericho Services
Kuntz Builders Inc.
MT Rigmat LLC
Steffes Corporation
Wells Concrete
Annabelle Homes - Bakken Shale
Oil Pipeline Blues
Canada Focus
Orbite Aluminae Inc.
New Millennium Corp.
Dynacorp Fabricators Inc.
PCL Contractors
Colter Energy Services Inc.
Zargon Oil and Gas Ltd.
Prodigy Gold Inc.
Rambler Metals and Mining PLC
Innovator Industrial Services
TWD Technologies
Veresen Inc.
Columbus Castings
Comstock Mining Inc.
MS Energy Services
White Star Pump Co.
Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd.
Pershing Gold
Summit Casing Equipment
Black Hawk Energy Services
Timberline Drilling Inc.
Butch’s Rat Hole and Anchor Service Inc.
Calfrac Well Services
Geoprobe Systems®
Pacific Energy Development
Crocodile Gold Corp.
Gold Standard Ventures Corp.
GreenHunter Water LLC
Preferred Sands
Romarco Minerals Inc.
The Final Shot

Energy & Mining International - Fall/Winter 2012