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115 S. 14-1/2 Ave W

Virginia, MN 55792

Toll Free: (800) 582-7171

Phone: (218) 741-7300

Fax: (218) 741-5769



Minex has Moved Into Nevada Market

May 11th, 2015

We are excited to announce we have now moved into the Nevada Market!  Minex has listened to our clients’ needs and have positioned a Surveyor based in Elko, Nevada.   Our new office is at 2850 Alta Vista Suite B just off the freeway in Elko.  We pride ourselves on providing a professional and personal service that meets the highest possible standards in the safest way and we have proven we can deliver those standards.  In order to attain our growth, we are pleased to announce we are looking for our second Surveyor in or around Elko.  We look forward to becoming your leading provider of Bore-Hole Surveying in the West.

Minex is currently looking for down-hole surveyors in Nevada

April 28th, 2015

Minex, a growing employer, is actively seeking a Surveyor in Elko, Nevada. We are a trusted service provider of bore-hole surveying and supplier of survey tool rentals and exploration products.  This position will perform down-hole surveys with survey instruments, related software and a Trimble GPS at drilling sites both on surface and underground.  Work conditions will primarily consist of working outdoors in diverse environments and will have various hours.  Customer interactions are one component of this position.  A successful candidate will continually have safety in the forefront of their mind.  Employee will be required to occasionally help lift 75lbs or more.  Successful candidates will have a high school diploma, college experience is preferred, a clean driving record, be able to travel for extended periods.  Previous mining experience is a plus.  Serious candidates should send a cover letter with salary history and a current resume to Minex at 2580 Alta Vista Suite B, Elko NV 89801 or our main office in Minnesota.  Minex is an EEO employer and maintains a drug-free work place.

Minex Survey Crew Expands into New States

May 29th, 2014

Chad Chandler is our down-hole surveyor based in Michigan.  Also Minex has opened a surveying service in Nevada, to expand our survey services in the West.

Our DTH surveyors are well-trained and have much experience providing our clients with the data they need. We have added several Trimble GPS units which, in combination with a newly designed laser level, are capable of giving your geologist the correct collar azimuth. We can survey boreholes with magnetic tools or inside the drill pipe with non-magnetic tools, both gyro and Deviflex survey instruments. We have self-contained survey trucks which have a computer station and wireline hoist, and we can survey open holes also.  We survey both underground and surface drill holes, and reverse circulation holes as well. Your geologists will quickly have the survey data they need in a form they can use with their mine-planning or project software. Also our FTP site can store your data secured by your company’s own password.

Devico Directional Core Drilling & Borehole Planning

May 29th, 2014

Minex is a distributor of Devico survey tools.  Devico A/S, a Norwegian company, is recognized as a foremost source of products for directional core drilling and borehole surveying. Minex sells and rents the Devico tools to enable our clients to know exactly where their drill hole has gone.  We also provide survey services using both magnetic and non-magnetic tools.  Devico also has a new core orienting system.

Devico’s directional drilling personnel has been working in Minnesota and Michigan since early 2012, for Twin Metals Minnesota near Ely, MN and for several clients in Michigan. Starting in 2014, they are now using the Devidrill at the Lucky Friday Mine in Idaho.  The drill holes are steered to a predetermined target.  Devico brings its own experts to do the directional drilling.

Trimble GPS System

March 14th, 2011

The recent acquisition of the Trimble GPS system (with the accuracy of 1/10 foot) allows Minex survey specialists to site drill holes exactly and determine an accurate azimuth for the collar of the hole.  With this new equipment, Minex sets the standard for down-the hole surveying.   In combination with our state-of-the-art survey tools,  magnetic. non-magnetic and gyro tools, Minex provides DTH surveys that are second to none.


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