2011 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees
July 2011 by StaffThe National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum announced the 2011 National Mining Hall of Fame inductees.
• Royal Gold, Inc.
• Placer Dome, Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• African Metals Corp.
• Vista Gold Corp.
A state House committee supported legislation sponsored by Rep. Dick Harwood that would allow state mining leases for tailings and dumps, which Idaho law currently prohibits.
It was June 2011, and my wife Fran and I with Grandson Lucas and good friend Ernie Cruz were attempting to get to our gold mining claim on the Middle Fork of the Feather River about ten miles from Quincy, California. Rain had poured down in the previous few days and the road in a large number of low places was under water. Following two hours of slugging through the mud...
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- California adds another fee
We can either surrender or draw a line in the sand and fight to hold the remaining mining rights we still have.
Newmont Mining Corp. is intensifying a global hunt for the next mother lode of gold.
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