A Note from the Editor
May 2020 by Scott Harn
Also in the good news category, the current administration has taken many of our recommendations regarding much-needed regulatory relief to heart.
...miners, prospectors and mining related businesses are discovering that capital investments in equipment, machinery and other business assets are more affordable today than ever before.
I have a slight mental disorder. It causes frequent lapses in common sense, good judgment and bouts of high fever—gold fever.
Excerpts from CMJ, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Original Sixteen to One cleared
• Another court case settled
• Greenpeace goes down with the ship...
• Airing your dirty laundry...
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