Show cover of #120- Jimmy Macpherson Jr.

#120- Jimmy Macpherson Jr.

Mining Engineer Jimmy Mac Jr. joins Mining Minds in studio to talk mining. In this episode we talk about surface and underground differences, the different roles in the mining process and the opportunity to learn from one another, and ideas to influence the next generation of young miners. Jimmy talks about the guidance he received as a young man, his experience growing up in a mining community, and shares his explanation of the time value of money and how it relates to production. Join Mining Minds as we Welcome Jimmy Mac Jr. to the Face! Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel

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#123- Joe Contrera
President and founder of ALIVE @ WORK LLC Joe Contrera sits down with Mining Minds to talk about development, leadership, and influence! As a speaker, executive coach, and consultant for 30 years Joe has been igniting the fire in leaders so they can create an ALIVE @ Work Culture! Joe walks us through his upbringing, the influence of his mothers words, and leading his first team. We discuss the importance of asking great questions as a leader, holding people accountable, and success versus significance. Join Mining Minds as we Welcome Joe Contrera to the Face! ALIVE @ WORK Extraordinary Results For Life (20% off with coupon code miningminds20) Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
116:19 09/21/2022
#122- Eastern Nevada SME
For the first time Mining Minds took to the road to podcast away from home. The Eastern Nevada Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration held their annual fundraiser event in Ely Nevada, and we had the opportunity to speak with many of the individuals and businesses attending. We met some amazing people, had great conversations, and were able to talk a little trash while podcasting from hole number one at the White Pine County Golf Course. In this extra-long podcast, we get a great picture of what it looks and feels like to live in a mining community. Join Mining Minds as we hit the road to The Eastern Nevada SME fundraiser event. Society for Mining, Metallurgy, & Exploration Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
197:14 09/07/2022
#121- Nikita Grover
Human Resource professional Nikita Grover joins in studio to talk about her role in her mining industry. Nikita talks about being from a generational mining family, how hard work in her early years has helped her career, and life as a working mother. Along he way she discusses her opportunities through her career, the value in following good leadership, and her approach to developing quality culture throughout the mining industry. Join Mining Minds as we Welcome Nikita Grover to the Face! Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
135:02 08/20/2022
#120- Jimmy Macpherson Jr.
#120- Jimmy Macpherson Jr. Mining Engineer Jimmy Mac Jr. joins Mining Minds in studio to talk mining. In this episode we talk about surface and underground differences, the different roles in the mining process and the opportunity to learn from one another, and ideas to influence the next generation of young miners. Jimmy talks about the guidance he received as a young man, his experience growing up in a mining community, and shares his explanation of the time value of money and how it relates to production. Join Mining Minds as we Welcome Jimmy Mac Jr. to the Face! Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
118:35 08/05/2022
#119- Marlin Elam
Equipment Operator and old school miner Marlin Elam joins Mining Minds at the Face to talk about the industry. Marlin walks us through being broke-in as a dozer operator, his experiences as a young miner and his journey from Arizona mining to Northern Nevada mining. He discusses today mining (whiners not miners), treating development projects like an artist’s blank canvas, and wood working in his free time. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Marlin Elam to the Face!    Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel Marlin's Rustic Furniture 
94:18 07/23/2022
#118- Greg Walker
Executive Managing Director for Nevada Gold Mines Greg Walker joins Mining Minds to walk us through his mining journey. As a third-generation miner Greg talks about growing up in the mining industry in western Australia, starting his career as a process operator and taking an alternative route to gain his education. He discusses his experiences throughout the global mining industry, taking the opportunity when it came up, and working to change the perception of the mining industry. Join Mining Minds as we Welcome Greg Walker to the Face! Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Rubicon Mechanical    Ill Zakiel 2022 BGA Tournament  
116:26 07/08/2022
#117- Elko Mining Expo
On this episode of the podcast, we take the face to the Expo. For the first time Mining Minds had the opportunity to be part of the Elko Mining Expo and give our review. We were able to talk to a handful of individuals in the industry, including master mechanic Cecil Cotten, Independent Field Service Technician Jesse Boudes, Sales professional Clint Harper, and Account Manager Matt Hilliard. Join Mining Minds – The Voice Inside The Industry as we sit down at the 2022 Elko Mining Expo!  Boudes Fields Services (937) 630-1002 Rubicon Mechanical Dream Swing (Clint Harper – 208-219.1284) Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Rockwell Industrial & Mining Ill Zakiel 
98:26 07/01/2022
#116- Tyre Gray
Lawyer and President of Nevada Mining Association Tyre Gray joins Mining Minds in studio to talk mining. From the four corners of San Diego to grinding and becoming a successful lawyer, Tyre discusses mining being that first step in the green revolution. He walks us through the impact COVID had on his entry into his role as president, his de-mystifying and diversification plan for his team, and taking a personal approach to the 41,000 mining individuals he represents. Please join Mining Minds as we welcome Tyre Gray to the Face! Nevada Donor Network Nevada Mining Association Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
90:43 06/17/2022
#115- Cecil Cotten
Machinist and Maintenance Technician Cecil Cotton sits in studio with Mining Minds on this episode of the podcast to talk about his journey! Cecil walks us through growing up in Texas, moving to Las Vegas where he met his wife, and eventually landing in the Northern Nevada mining community working on equipment. He discusses his career being molded by his early years as a machinist, putting safety first when is comes to his career, and the toll wrenching has on the body of a mechanic. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Cecil Cotton to the Face! Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
105:16 06/09/2022
#114- Taylor Dillon
Project Manager and Environmental Engineer Taylor Dillion sits in studio, with Mining Minds, to talk about her mining journey. Taylor discusses how she took an eight-week internship out west and how that has led her to a 10-year career in the mining industry. She walks us through her experiences at multiple mine sites, her opportunities as part of a corporate Environmental, Health & Safety Management team, and how she has applied those experiences and opportunities as a project manager to help the industry. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Taylor Dillon to the Face!    ERM Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
84:04 06/02/2022
#113- Zain Burke
Real estate and construction entrepreneur Zain Buke joins Mining Minds to discuss starting, developing, and managing successful businesses. Zain walks us through his youth growing up in Las Vegas to joining the military during the height of conflict in Iraq. He talks about his path in real estate, providing quality customer service, and how he has transitioned those experiences into his construction company. Join Mining Minds as we Welcome Zain Buke to the Face!   The Burke Team Validity Construction Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
81:34 05/25/2022
#112- Ken Groves
Health & Safety Superintendent Ken Groves joins Mining Minds from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to talk mining. Ken discusses getting into mining as a multi-generational miner, the cultural shock of joining the military, and his experience mining in Nevada. He talks to us about the passion and people in mine rescue, the individuals who have influenced him throughout his career, and how he uses his experiences to be a good business partner. Join Mining Mind as we welcome Ken Groves to the Face! Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
98:29 05/20/2022
#111- Alan Franklin
Alan Franklin joins Mining Minds in studio for his second appearance on the show and he doesn’t disappoint. Alan shares with us his incredible story out of addiction and into recovery. He describes some of his darkest moments during his addiction, the experiences leading him to bettering himself, and the path to making the right decisions daily while working to recover. Join Mining Minds as we congratulate and, again, welcome Alan Franklin to the Face!         Al-Anon Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial and Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator 2022 BGA Tournament - chuyherrerabga@yahoo.com
90:32 05/11/2022
#110- Thomas Brunson
Owner and Master Guide at Timberline Outfitters Guide Service Thomas Brunson sits down with Mining Minds to talk hunting. Thomas walks us through his younger years growing up in a small town, playing baseball in southern California, to following his passion for hunting. Thomas discusses customer service from a guide standpoint, explains his ethics and expectations as a master guide, and shares some good hunting stories along the way. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Thomas Brunson to the Face! Timberline Outfitters Guide Service Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
110:56 05/05/2022
#109- David Garofalo
Chairman & CEO at Gold Royalty Corp. David Garofalo joins Mining Minds to talk business. David is a globally recognized chief executive with over 30 years of experience in the creation and growth of multibillion dollar sustainable mining businesses. David walks us through his journey from a young accountant getting into the mining industry to rapidly growing and developing Gold Royalty Corp (NYSE American: GROY). He discusses the importance of staying active to have mental clarity and educates us on how important the precious metals royalty market is to the mining industry. Join Mining Minds as we welcome David Garofalo to the Face! Gold Royalty Corp. Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial and Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
83:20 04/27/2022
#108- Down the Rabbit Hole
Back by popular demand, Mining Minds sits in studio to discuss recent events happening in the world. On this episode we travel deep down the rabbit hole to talk about many topics including: censorship, MSM directing narratives, an update on corona virus amongst many other topics. We are joined at the Face by oldest brother Brady Brunson and by researcher/self-educator Sam Delaney. Join Mining Minds as we travel down the Rabbit Hole one current events.    Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial and Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel   Tom MacDonald
123:04 04/19/2022
#107- Cory Rockwell
Face Miner, Nipper, and TikTok producer Cory Rockwell joins Mining Minds in studio to walk through his mining journey. Cory talks about growing up in Hollywood, getting into the oil fields with no experience, and ultimately landing in mining. Starting out in the processing labs to working in the processing mills, Cory finally made his way into underground mining. Cory has also made a name for himself in the social media world by creating Tik Toks that educate and provide a glimpse of what underground miners experience. You can follow Cory and his informative videos @coryrockwell on Tik Tok. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Cory Rockwell to the Face! Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial and Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel  
102:31 04/04/2022
#106- Josh Kufeld
Territory Sales Manager Josh Kufeld sits in studio to chat it up with Mining Minds. Josh walks us through his youth, how the military helped mold him, and his theory on brining a mouthpiece to the bars. He also talks about maturing after some advice from his father, raising his children to become independent thinkers, and building sincere relationships in his current role. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Josh Kufeld to the Face!   Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial and Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
93:23 03/28/2022
#105- Heather & Brownen Anderson
Owners of Rubicon Mechanical, Heather and Brownen join Mining Minds in studio to talk some shop. They share their story of how they met, how Brownen landed a keeper by fishing off the company dock, and how Heather played hard to get. They walk us through starting Rubicon Mechanical, recognizing each other’s strengths, and how they go about hiring the right people. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Heather and Brownen to the Face! Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial and Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
145:02 03/18/2022
#104- Kevin Jessop
Safety Manager Kevin Jessop joins Mining Minds in studio to talk about his mining journey. Kevin discusses his early plans to be a dentist, how he was introduced to mining, and how he ultimately fell in love with the industry and the people. Kevin shares his experience coming into the mining industry, facing challenges, developing his leadership skills, and growing through opportunities and his role. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Kevin Jessop to the Face! Brass In Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial and Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
121:49 03/09/2022
#103- Jamie Salazar
Mine Operations Supervisor Jamie Salazar meets Mining Minds at the Face to talk about his mining journey. Jamie discusses his childhood from boxing, gigging frogs, to delivering water. He talks about breaking into the mining industry through the process division, seizing opportunity when it presents itself, and his approach to managing his team. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Jamie Salazar to the Face! Rubicon Mechanical Rockwell Industrial and Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
135:27 03/02/2022
#102- Joe Ward
Service Sales Engineer Joe Ward sits in studio with Mining Minds to discuss his journey and influence in the mining industry. Joe talks about growing up Basque, bull riding, going through the local MTC program and spending time working as a Millwright. He discusses helping the next generation of miners through his welding classes, directing the 4H shooting program, supporting the Coyote Calling World Championship held locally, and his leather work. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Joe Ward to the Face!    Brass In Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel Great Basin College (MTC)
119:54 02/16/2022
#101- Carl Crews
Vice President of Mining Operations for Iron Woman Mining Services Carl Crews joins Mining Minds in Studio to talk about his mining journey. He discusses growing up as a military kid and moving around, the love for his father, and eventually landing at the South Dakota School of mines (Varsity)! Carl also walks through some stories as an environmental engineer, building and growing relationships and his vision for Iron Woman Mining Services. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Carl Crew to the Face! Brass In Rockwell Industrial and Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel South Dakota School of Mines Iron Woman Mining Services
80:59 01/28/2022
#100- The Better Halves
Episode 100! Mining Minds does a special 100th episode with the women who support us…. our Better Halves. We dive into what this podcast has looked like from our wives’ points of view, some of the areas they think we could improve on, and the mining industry through their perspectives.  In this episode we have a few laughs, talk about making the decision to start Mining Minds, and the amazing support we receive from our Better Halves. Thank you to all our listeners for an incredible 100 episodes and stay tuned in as Mining Minds levels up in the next 100 episodes!!! Brass In Rockwell Industrial and Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
77:40 01/19/2022
#99- Bobby Brooks
Join Mining Minds for our first Podcast of 2022 as we sit down safety professional Bobby Brooks. Bobby talks to us about his time in the military, his experience as a miner, and his path into the safety profession. He also dives into his love for his children and the impact his father had on him growing up. Join Mining Minds as we welcome Bobby Books to the Face.   Rockwell Industrial and Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Ill Zakiel
84:16 01/12/2022
#98- Frank Jenkins
Face miner Frank Jenkins sits down with Mining Minds to talk about his mining journey. He walks us through his childhood experiences, coming to Nevada for the first time to mine and marrying an amazing woman who has supported him throughout. Frank discusses how he’s made changes throughout his career, how he’s had to "learn to learn" as a young miner, and how reflects to improve. Mining Minds would like to welcome Frank Jenkins to the Face!       Motor Mission and Radiator Rockwell Industrial & Mining Working Athlete (10% discount by typing in miningminds20) 22UntilNone Ill Zakiel
102:14 08/27/2021
#97- Dede Barker
On this episode of the podcast Mining Minds had the opportunity to sit down with Dede Barker, an amazing lady who we could say is directly responsible for giving us our start in the mining industry. Dede walks us through her younger years and how see had to grow up fast. She tells us how she landed her husband by fishing off the company dock, her experiences first moving to Elko, and making people’s Christmas every day! Dede discusses her passion and her profession with getting to know and understanding people, while knowing the industry and finding a good fit for the individual. If you would like a personal approach in your career, you need to contact Dede Barker. You can reach Dede at Pray and Company or by calling (775) 934-6054. Mining Minds would like to welcome Dede Barker to the Face!   Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Working Athlete - Discount Code: miningminds20 Ill Zakiel 22UntilNone Pray & Company
118:52 08/13/2021
#96- Benjamin Powell
Face Miner and U.S Army Veteran, Benjamin Powell walks us through his early years from skipping school to go snowboarding to trying to join the U. S. Marine Corps at twelve years old. By the age of seventeen Ben joined the U.S. Army and served multiple tours in Afghanistan. He discusses his experiences in military, coming out of combat back into civilian life and how the mining environment helped him. Ben is now on a mission to bring awareness to veteran suicide and to helping our military men and women once they come back into civilian life. In an effort to end veteran suicide, Ben and Mining Minds are asking the listeners to go to Twenty Two Until None, donate, and spread the awareness to support the amazing military men and women who have served our country!   Twenty two Until None - Donate Rockwell Industrial & Mining Motor Mission Machine and Radiator Working Athlete – 10% Discount Code: miningminds20 Ill Zakiel
81:32 08/04/2021
#95- Bo Copley
From the small mining towns of West Virginia to the political scene, Bo Copley sits down with Mining Minds to talk about his journey. He discusses his career in mining, his faith in God, and his sit down with Hilary Clinton which ultimately led to him running for U.S. Senate in the state of West Virginia. Bo is the star in the documentary The Campaign of Miner Bo (produced by Todd Drezner-Episode 76). Go to minerbofilms.com to rent or buy the documentary, you won’t be disappointed. Mining Minds would like to welcome Bo Copley to the Face!   The Campaign of Miner Bo (Discount Code - miningminds) Motor Mission Rockwell Industrial & Mining Working Athlete (Discount Code - miningminds20) Ill Zakiel  - Link to Official Video "Drive"
84:09 06/23/2021
#94- Tyler Hoelzen
Tyler Hoelzen, with Working Athlete stops by the studio to talk to Mining Minds about alternatives to healthy living. Ty walks us through his background as a left-handed pitcher coming out of high school, working his way through some semi-professional baseball, to working on leach pads in this northern Nevada area. We discuss his passion for helping others become healthier and dive into Working Athlete, a healthier alternative to those high sugar sports drinks and energy drinks. For more information check out WorkingAthlete.com or click the links in the episode notes. Mining Minds would like to welcome Tyler Holzen to the Face. Working Athlete - Discount Code: Miningminds20 Motor Missions Machine and Radiator Rockwell Industrial & Mining Ill Zakiel
96:57 06/09/2021