Tracy Passmore

Process operator


What type of miner are you and how long have you been mining? Where are you currently mining?
Process operator For Nevada Gold Mines At Goldstrike Been mining Coal/Gold 12yrs

If there was one thing you could change about the mining industry, what would it be?
How to get our younger generation of miners fired up for mining , motivated and enthusiastic and willing to learn and hone the skills necessary to be the best not just as a miner but as an individual. Be driven. Also reach out to those coming out of high school to take a look into mining many career paths to choose from.


What are things you would still like to learn about mining? Whether it be high-level operations or niddy griddy hands-on skills?
I’m always learning something new everyday sometimes, as an operator for NGM we get to master many circuits from the Crusher to the Mill , Autoclave So always learning getting proficient . Moving form circuit to circuit keeping it interesting

What is your favorite equipment to work with?
I don’t have a favorite equipment, I do love being part of a crew , where family we look out for each other and bust out heavy’s spend slot of time together. It takes all of us to make gold to stay safe . It’s my extended family


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