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Comstock Mining celebrates with a blast

It was a real blast at Gold Hill on Friday, saluting the recent start of Comstock Mining Co. production and celebrating this area’s precious metals revival. On hand to oversee and enjoy the blast, plus the accompanying gala celebration and provide information, were Comstock Chairman John Winfield and President/CEO Corrado de Gasperis.“We can achieve social and economic objectives; they work hand-in-hand,” said Winfield just after firing mine blast from atop a hill near the Cabin in the Sky and overlooking the blast site. Winfield set off an explosion overseen by CalNeva Precision Blasting, which erupted from 200 drilled holes containing …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 20, 2012 04:07AM Published Oct 20, 2012 04:06AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.