RFMCO Opens Office in Elko, NV for Local Boiler Support

Boilers in Northern NV Elko

After 66 years of serving the Elko region from Reno, R.F. MacDonald Co. opens a new office in Elko, Nevada on Aug. 1 for faster, more reliable service

This is a great opportunity to reintroduce ourselves as the premiere supplier of boilers and pumps in the Elko region, and the new office is located off the I-80 corridor for quicker response times to our customers.

Elko Support Team

Elko-Boiler-Service-TeamJohn Ficke, Service Sales
John has 14 years of experience in controls, project management and service sales with several different building automation and controls companies. With a degree in business from California State University, Sacramento, John applies strategic planning and analysis in every service proposal.

Elko-Boiler-TeamDrew Lafferty, New Equipment Sales
Drew has seven years of experience as a mechanical design engineer in the HVAC industry. He has built strong relationships with Nevada-based contractors and engineers through several impressive, completed projects in the Reno area, including a well-designed boiler room upgrade at a hospital that resulted in a letter of recommendation.

Elko Boiler Industries

R.F. MacDonald Co. provides boiler service to key industries in the area including processing facilities, commercial buildings, hospitals and colleges. And the mining industry continues to provide a flourishing economy in the area. According to the Nevada Mining Association, “Nevada has a long history as a leading mineral producing state. Since the gold and silver rush in the 1850s, Nevada has been a hotbed for mineral and metal mining. Mining continues to be an important part of Elko’s economy representing 4 percent of the state’s gross domestic product and produces necessary minerals our society depends on.”

Boilers are used in the following applications for mineral and mining processing.

• Tank heating and sparging
• Mineral leach slurry heating
• Hi-solids/hi-viscosity slurries
• Solvent separation and recovery
• Evaporative flash recovery
• Wastewater heating
• Dryer and kiln fluid heating
• SAGD water heating
• Oil sands bitumen froth heating
• Fuel vaporization

New Office Address
R.F. MacDonald Co.
1250 Lamoille Highway, Ste 628
Elko, NV 89801
P: 775-389-5822