Ask The Experts—Can you help explain the ratings in Melman On Gold & Silver?
May 2007 by StaffQ: I’m a fairly new subscriber. I enjoy Leonard’s financial column but his ratings at the end don’t seem to make sense. He will highlight problems with the economy but rate it “Positive.” Why is that?
• Battle continues in Oregon
• Stop annexation in Southern California
• EPA ignores Supreme Court ruling with new Idaho permit
• Alaska sues Feds to restore access rights
• California dredgers await next big court date
... officials with BLM have been impressed by MMAC’s professional approach and consistency.
The mining district is more than 110 years old, but the two recreational mining areas are new. The State of Alaska designated the Petersville Recreational Mining Area within the past year and the Alaska Gold Mining Camp is not much older, so you can expect to find some unmined ground!
The World Gold Council reports that gold jewelry demand in the first nine months of 2000 is running a little above the record level of last year. Jewelry demand for the nine months was 2,114 tonnes, 1% above the level of a year ago, according to their quarterly survey “Gold Demand Trends.”
Bob Abbey, former state director of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada, was confirmed as national director of the agency.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts—Where can I find plans for a home-built suction dredge? • Recovering Values from Black Sands • Typhoon Exploration—Junior Mining Company Moves Forward in Quebec • Kalgoorlie, Australia—Born of Gold • Colorado Court Rules on Cyanide Ban • Selling Your Gold—Where To Start • The Business of Mines—Consider Your Tax Deductions Now • Exploration, Development and Taxes • US v. Donald Eno—IBLA Rules in Favor of Miner • Miners Clean Washington Rivers and Streams • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back