Abbey Confirmed As BLM Director
September 2009 by Associated PressBob Abbey, former state director of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada, was confirmed as national director of the agency.
Have you ever waded through your pile of Mining Journals looking for a particular article? The annual index, published each December is a great help, but I have a better idea.
House Resources Committee Addresses Environmental Scare-Tactics —by House Resources Committee & Chairman Richard Pombo
As self-serving, so-called environmental organizations ramp up their scare-tactics to raise money, Americans will be pleased to learn that the sky is not falling, nor are their rivers on fire. These are facts to keep in mind when reading the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) partisan “scorecard.” The House Resources Committee report shines sunlight on the shady LCV political rhetoric by outlining facts and accomplishments on current environmental endeavors.
Saturday, August 30, and Sunday, August 31, were big days for gold panners in California. This was the O.K. Corral shootout for gold panning, and left standing after two days of intense competition were the champions. One hundred ninety-five panners went for the titles in six divisions.
The Canadian company that owns the Pebble Mine prospect has partnered with Anglo American to develop the Pebble project in Southwest Alaska.
It’s a common symptom of gold fever for miners to be very hesitant to let go of gold they’ve found or even have it made into jewelry. I confess, I suffer from the same incurable disease!
The proposed mine would be built on state-owned land in the Bristol Bay region, near the world’s largest wild sockeye salmon fishery.
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has ordered an investigation of the recent raids, saying he will not tolerate a state agency's participation in the sort of conduct displayed.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Drive Under Way to Restore the Rights of Suction Dredgers • Gifts of Gold for University of Zimbabwe • Flood Stage—The Key to Reading a River • Noted Geologist Murdered in Kenya • South Yuba River Recreational Area • Rio Employees Face Trade Secrets, Bribery Charges • Pocket Mining Potential in Nevada's East Humboldt Range • Company Finds Gold in Wyoming’s Rattlesnake Hills • The Economic Impact of Suction Dredging in California • Bucket Line Dredges • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices