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Meet Derek Coate

Derek is Gabby’s husband and a wonderful addition to the family and business. Derek is a past employee of Beowawe Power and is currently a member of the Army Reserves as well as an employee of Nevada Gold Mining in Elko, NV. Derek has long had an interest in safety, and during his career has had the opportunity to take many courses in the electrical field, first aid, OSHA 10, crane operation, and power haulage equipment. Derek has been asked to join the safety brigade for his Army unit and is currently a member of Nevada Gold Mining Safety Committee. Derek currently assists Great Basin Safety where needed including research and relief trainer. Once Derek has the proper time in mining experience, he hopes to become an authorized MSHA Instructor.