2001 Inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame
August 2001 by StaffCeremonies for the inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2001, at the Museum Convention Center in Leadville, CO.
• Flattening Syria like a pancake
• "Did I say that out loud?"
• Flower arrangers wilting in Louisiana
• Be careful what you wish for...
This year’s US Gold Panning Championships were held in Gold Bug Park, in Placerville, California. The competition site was set in the park’s pavilion among the trees and adjacent to the stream that runs through the park.
Wyoming received the largest amount of revenues associated with mineral leases on federal lands within its borders last year.
Q: Years ago I had plans for building a home-built suction dredge called the Spartan dredge. I really loved that dredge. I now have a 12-year-old son who wants to start mining. We wanted to build our own at home but I’ve lost the plans.
It may be no exaggeration at all to state that the past thirty days have seen a collection of headlines that could affect the world profoundly for years to come.
One of the partners in a massive and contentious proposed gold and copper mine in Alaska is pulling out, raising questions about the future of the project.
For the second year in a row the historic mining town of Foresthill hosted the California State Gold Panning Championships. The State Championships are sponsored by the Mother Lode Goldhounds, a California non-profit corporation.
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