A Gold Detector Sitting in a Closet Only Finds Dust—A Potpourri of Detector Tips
May 2003 by Jim StraightOver the past twenty-five years I have used specialized examples of the various units mentioned in the following article. They all can find gold. Using an expensive “high-end” gold machine does not guarantee success. Your choice should depend upon...
When I got back to my patch, every signal was a nugget, and I was burning up with the gold fever.
The recently passed Economic Stimulus Package of 2008 is a $168-billion economic “rescue” package that includes rebates for taxpayers and tax breaks for businesses. At the heart of the package are tax rebates, scheduled to be distributed beginning in early May. The tax breaks for small-scale mining operations and businesses are retroactive to the beginning of 2008.
A bill was introduced and passed by the House of Representatives earlier this year that should make the exploration and opening of a mining operation faster and easier.
- Oregon miners petition US Supreme Court in Bohmker v. Oregon
- Wheeler receives hearing as EPA administrator
The state of Washington, the smallest, in area, of the western states, is dominated by the north-trending Cascade Range. The highest peak in the Cascades, Mt. Rainier, reaches an elevation of 14,411 feet.
The Federal Reserve just reported that inflation exceeded their 2% target for the first time in five years and the University of Michigan reported their inflationary expectations have now risen to 2.7%.
Three European gold mining companies want the Bank of England to publicly state its activities in the gold and gold derivitatives markets. In a letter to the Financial Times, three small mining companies representing the majority of European gold production said since the start of the year, scores of reports about manipulation of the gold price had surfaced.
The Ball Mill • Our Readers Say • WMD Raffle Raises Funds for Lawsuit • Gold in Alabama • From the Editor • Yukon Placer Miners Fighting Extreme Discharge Limits • Picks & Pans: Red Beryl Mining—Beaver County, Utah • The Investigation • Central Coast Ranges • Poll: Montana in Favor of Repealing Anti-Mining Initiative • Platinum in Laccoliths • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver