Raptor Mining aims to change the unfortunate circumstances created by artisanal and small-scale mining. We hope to achieve this through raising awareness and education to empower and enable the people in these communities to maintain a better standard of living without sacrificing their health.
Raptor Mining was founded to address the need for environmentally friendly mining processes in rural parts of world.
We are the only company in Honduras capable of recovering gold and mercury through our equipment and technology, and we take this responsibility seriously.
It All Began With A Journey
Ernie Valle founded Raptor Mining in early 2016 after his prospecting trips to Honduras led him on a mission to bring together good equipment, innovative technology, and compassionate mining practices to alleviate the harmful effects that artisanal mining has caused. Read full bio