2000 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees
August 2000 by StaffICMJ congratulates this year's inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame.
- “Pensions before Honesty. Great slogan.”
- An untimely death…
The Umpqua River, located in the heart of western Oregon, flows for several miles nearly alongside Interstate Highway Five.
When Jimmy stuck his head in my office that morning, little did I realize that his question would lead to a surprising collaboration. “Hey, Slusher, did you know that the Rock Shop out east of Deming has a pile of our ore in their back yard?”
Elections in the Republic of Congo may bring a mining boom to a country that has been ravaged by wars and corruption.
When placer miners from the gold rush era began experimenting with the slope of their sluices, they must have pondered the ideal slope for trapping gold in a creek bed too. Logic suggests the same is true for streams...
There are currently about 170 commercial-scale placer operations in Alaska. Most of these are small operations with just a few people working; they are often family affairs that operate seasonally only during favorable weather.
As we go to press, Horseshoe Bar Action & Research, a division of the Gold Country Miners small-scale mining club, brought to ICMJ's attention a potentially very significant problem for gold dredgers in California.
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