1st Annual Placer County Open Gold Panning Championships—1999
November 1999 by Annie RobinsonBefore it was over, 200 buckets of gravel and gold were swished and swirled in competition to determine who was the best gold panner in the County.
I pulled out the nuggets I had worked on previously and looked at the size of the wire basket that the items to be cleaned are placed into. It looks much like a miniature french fry deep fryer.
The Alaska state government has been trying to keep up with and maybe even stay on top of the situation by studying the problems associated with rapid growth and how to solve them.
• IAMGOLD Corp.
• Barrick Gold Corp.
• Campbell Resources Inc.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
The Michigan Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling that had blocked the state Department of Environmental Quality from deciding whether to issue a permit for a nickel and copper mine in the Upper Peninsula.
...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.
The day has finally arrived. After five long years, much tribulation and many trial runs, today is to be a full day of production.
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