2001 World Gold Panning Championships
February 2002 by StaffMaryborough, Victoria Australia
Mike Sutton, Reigning
California State Champion, Takes Gold
- Prospector banned from college campus
- Early retirement...
Washington’s decision to bar new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon and other federal policies on energy and resource issues are barriers holding back Arizona and its residents from prosperity, Governor Jan Brewer told a congressional hearing March 16.
• Drug smuggling tunnels filled with environmental delays and red tape
• Did we make the list?
• A whopper of an error
• Round Mountain Gold
• Canyon Resources Corp.
• Hecla Mining Co.
• Tri-Valley Corp.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• US Gold Corp.
• X-Cal Resources
• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Royal Gold
Ceremonies for the induction of four mining industry pioneers into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held Saturday, September 13, 2008, at the Charles F. Barber Pavilion of the Museum Convention Center in Leadville, Colorado.
When I read about these new discoveries, I often wonder how the original operators ignored all the additional ore. Yet this has happened again and again in Nevada and many other places.
Another California Assembly member, Jared Huffman, is attempting to ban dredging in the state on a more permanent basis.
The Bawl Mill • Federal and State Biologists Accused of Planting Evidence • Placer Gold in New Mexico • Mining Deaths Drop to New Low in 2001 • Prospecting for Meteorites with a Metal Detector • Aussie Gold—A Look at Victoria • The Rand of South Africa • Picks & Pans: Arizona Desert Drywashing Adventure • Throw-Away Gold: Back to Basics • Placer Gold Near Fairbanks, Alaska • The "Drumstick" • Company Notes • Editorial • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices