Welcome to the brilliant world of underground mining

Small Mine Development builds and operates America’s underground mines. Our mission is to be the leader in safe, productive and innovative mining solutions. We specialize in underground, hardrock mining and look forward to advancing your project from exploration, through engineering, development, production mining, and, ultimately, closure. Our experts are here to assist you every step of the way with your project.

Please contact us at info@undergroundmining.com or 208-338-8880 ext. 1 for further information.

Building and Operating America's Underground Mines

Special recognition goes to SMD management and crews for winning the following awards:

Small Mine Development is please to recognize the winners of the 2019 Nevada Mining Association Operator Safety Awards.

Jerritt Canyon Gold, SSX Mine – Medium Underground, 1st

Jerritt Canyon Gold, SSX Mine – Medium Underground, 1st

Newmont Mining Corp., Chukar – Contractor, 1st

Newmont Mining Corp., Leeville – Contractor, 1st

Newmont Mining Corp., Leeville – Contractor, 1st

Newmont Mining Corp., Twin Creek Underground – Contractor, 1st

See the official press release for a list of all the winners here.