“The Perfectionists” Simon Winchester

The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World by Simon Winchester My rating: 5 of 5 stars Yet another readable history from former Times of London reporter Simon Winchester. The story is the development of every increasing developments in precision that allowed improvement in manufacturing, navigation and the measurement of time. Now I understand … Read more

Homestake Mining

I joined Homestake in May of 1999 as Director of MIS.  One of the benefits of working in a gold mining company is visiting the Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota.  The Homestake Mine is the oldest operational gold mine in America operating at depths to 8000 feet below the surface.     The Ross … Read more