Rawhide Mining LLC – Denton Rawhide Mine located in the northern of Mineral County took second place in the Nevada Mining Association Honors top safety awards.

The mine which was in the 20-99 category of employees, in the surface operations, was commended for their ongoing commitment to safety.

“Safety continues to be the number one priority for Nevada mining companies and employees,” said Dana Bennett, Nevada Mining Association president. “We received an unprecedented number of individual nominations and will also be presenting several ‘Sentinel of Safety’ awards to operators with zero reportable injuries in 2014. The Nevada Mining Association is thrilled to thank and recognize the hard working men and women who continue to dedicate themselves to making mining one of the safest professions in our great state.”

Denton Rawhide Mine mines gold and silver ore.