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The Magazine: August 2009 (Vol. 78, No. 12)
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August 2009 (Vol. 78, No. 12)

Table of Contents

The Bawl Mill
• If it’s good enough for the people...
• Rolling Stone magazine...fair and balanced?
• By the numbers...

by Staff
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• California piles on the taxes
• Cap and trade passes House
• EPA to address bonding
• Clean Water Restoration Act
by Scott Harn
Finding Gold With Copper and Turquoise
The signs of copper, which the prospector most commonly sees in the field in outcrops and on the surface, are secondary minerals caused by the action of air and water on the original copper-bearing sulfides that were deposited deep...
by Chris Ralph
GM to Cancel Mining Contracts
Governor Brian Schweitzer is calling on the Obama administration to force General Motors to honor its contract with a Montana mining company instead of going overseas to buy the precious metals used to control vehicle pollution.
by Associated Press
California Suction Dredging Update
There are two separate issues threatening suction dredging in California.
by Scott Harn
Newmont Fined for Fatality
The agency said managers “showed a disregard for the miners’ welfare” and acted with “more than ordinary negligence” before the victim fell through a sinkhole while operating a large loader about 200 feet below the entrance of the mine.
by Associated Press
The Memorial Day Nugget
After picking up a large grey rock, ready to discard it, I immediately noted it was extremely heavy. My eyes started getting bigger and bigger as I wiped off the surface dirt and moistened it—the color yellow started showing.
by R.E. Divine
The Last Chance Mining District
With all of the erosion patterns wearing away the channels down into the North Fork of the Middle Fork, we assumed placer gold was still available in the river. The question became: How do we get down the 1,600-foot elevation drop to reach the river?
by Don Robinson
East Coast Prospecting Challenges
There is one gold prospecting requirement... that remains a steeper challenge to prospectors in certain portions of the United States.
by David Shackleton
Saving Money on Mining Gadgets
Within your local area there is a store where you can find all sorts of handy tools for your gold mining enterprises, and at bargain basement prices.
by David Knowlen
BLM Increases Location & Maintenance Fees
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has increased mining claim location fees and maintenance fees in a final rule published in the Federal Register on June 29, 2009.
by Scott Harn
Rio Tinto: Allegations Without Foundation
Bribery allegations against four Rio Tinto employees detained in China are “wholly without foundation,” the mining company said, as Australia continued to press Beijing for details of a case that is straining ties between the two nations.
by Associated Press
National Mining Hall of Fame to Induct Five
Paul A. Bailly, Richard T. Moolick, William Braden, Alonzo Pawling and Henry Harnischfeger will be inducted into the National Mining Hall of Fame for their contributions to mining.
by Staff
Melman on Gold & Silver
...a substantial number of news headlines reflected the growing realization that much of the “green shoots” optimism of the past few months was premature.
by Leonard Melman
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
by Staff

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