A Warning About Mercury
February 2009 by Bill McCuskeyOne of my best friends ended up in the hospital with acute mercury poisoning after firing some gold amalgam outside. He knew better, but was trying to impress a relative from the East Coast.
Judy Etherton wasn’t out to make headlines or break any barriers when she entered the mining industry more than 30 years ago.
The box sat in a hallway and employees began using it for impromptu cricket games, no knowing what it contained.
The Bush Administration couldn’t seem to avoid pitfalls as the all-important fall elections approached and the latest scandal involving sexually explicit messages between (former) Congressman Foley and a congressional page could not have come at a worse time for the President’s party.
Original Sixteen to One Mine Inc., the second oldest United States publicly traded gold mining company, became a Golden Partner of the California Sesquicentennial last month.
What are the tell signs of garnet deposits?
I recently returned from a nugget-shooting trip somewhere in the extensive Basin Range of Nevada. While there, I happened to meet “Young Fella,” a professional nuggetshooter.
“We are saddened by the loss of two Washington Group employees and our thoughts at this time are with their families,” said Bill Myckatyn, CEO of Quadra Mining.
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