Mining

Hernando County Concerned Over Pasco Mine Proposed by Trinity Developer

March 15, 2016 - 16:06

Julie Maglio contributed to this story.

Location of proposed Seven Diamonds Mine 16303 US Hwy 41, Spring Hill

At the February 9, 2016 meeting of the Board of County Commissioners, Environmental Services Director Susan Goebel-Canning answered questions relating to Pasco County’s proposed mine which would be located just south of County Line Road (about 5.5 miles north of S.R. 52) and how aquifer water quality in the Weeki Wachee spring shed area might become affected.

A Short History of the Camp Castle Mine

March 29, 2015 - 12:56

by Julie Maglio

The Camp Castle hard rock mine was built in 1925 by the Camp Concrete Rock Company. Much of Brooksville’s history is related to the mining industry which has driven the development of the County and its economy for over a century. The Camp family in particular played a major role in bringing electric power to Brooksville.

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