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Garnet USA, located in the historic Ruby Valley, operates a hard rock garnet mining and processing facility that produces industrial quality garnet for the abrasive markets in the USA, as well as for export. Garnet USA is a part of the global GMA Garnet Group, the world’s leading producer and supplier of industrial garnet.


  • Health Insurance coverage for full-time regular employees paid by Garnet USA. Garnet USA will also pay 75% of dependent premiums on the health insurance. Our health insurance plan is through Cigna and is a $1000 deductible/individual and $2,000 deductible/Family. Employees are eligible for insurance benefits at the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment.
  • $10,000 Life and AD&D Insurance for employees paid by Garnet USA.
  • Employees also have the option to enroll in the following elective coverages at their expense:
    • Dental insurance with Cigna
    • Vision insurance with VSP
    • Additional Life insurance
    • Short Term Disability
    • Long Term Disability
    • Supplemental Accident coverage
    • Supplemental Critical Care coverage
  • American Funds 401(k), Garnet USA matches up to 4%. Employees are eligible to participate in the plan at the 1st of the quarter after 30 days of employment.
  • General Incentive Scheme; Dependent on Employee performance and meeting production targets, reviewed each 6 months. Employees could be eligible for an incentive payment of 4% to 8% of their gross wages for that 6 months.
  • Paid time off accrues at 3.38 hours per bi-weekly pay period, which comes out to about 88 hours per year. The accrual rate increases after 2 years and again after 6 years.
  • Paid Holidays; New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, Christmas and the day after.
  • Uniforms provided at the completion of the 6-month probationary period; 4 shirts and 1 pair of steel toe boots up to $160 (annually), 1 jacket (every 3 years), and up to $250 towards prescription safety glasses (every 2 years).