Stephen Jesmer

Hard Rock Zinc Miner

What type of Miner are you and how long have you been Mining?
Hard rock zinc miner for 47 yrs

What led you to a mining career?
 My dad mined for 31 yrs 

What is one thing you wish more people would know about mining?
Mining is only as dangerous as you make it.

What do you feel your 3 biggest accomplishments are in mining?
My 3 accomplishments are training new miners,working safe for my whole career and passing on my experience.

If there was one thing you could change about the mining industry, what would it be?
Higher wages in new york would be nice