2002 Inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame
July 2002 by StaffSeven legendary figures of American mining will be enshrined in the National Mining Hall of Fame in ceremonies on Saturday, September 7, 2002, at The Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The figures speak for themselves. According to US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the total compensation package for state and local government workers in America is $39.66 per hour, compared to $27.42 in the private sector.
The Great Basin, first named by Capt. John Fremont in 1843, consists of a vast region of internal drainage, occupying most of Nevada and western Utah, and parts of California, Oregon, and Idaho.
• Flying the friendly skies...
• The best job is a government job...
• A change of address...
• The tires that bind...
For the past two years, miners in southwest Oregon have been bombarded by one attack on mining after another.
California Wilderness Coalition and The Nature Conservancy Recruit Government Employees to Carry Out Huge Land Grab
US Geological Survey, US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and California State Employees Attend Environmental Extremist Conference.
This past summer, a two-week adventure in Alaska and other gold prospecting trips turned out to be some of my greatest life experiences.
• Prospecting for Diamonds in Kimberlite by W. Dan Hausel
• Miners referring to their activity as “recreational”
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