BC Premier Heralds "Golden Decade" in Forestry and Mining
February 2005 by Associated PressBritish Columbia is poised for a “golden decade” in forestry and mining, Premier Gordon Campbell says.
The walk back to the car and subsequent search for Frieda took a lot longer than I would have liked. I had wandered much further than I thought.
I have been detecting the area on and off since I discovered it. Every time I bought a new detector it was the first place I went to.
Two years after California's major gold discovery, another find was made in Ballarat, Australia. The news of the discovery went world-wide, and many of the California prospectors had heard plenty about Australian gold—especially the 2,284-ounce nugget found there.
• A skeleton in the closet
• Taxpayers are buying beds
• America's pastime
Q: Could you write more about the last two methods that you mentioned—the expanding chemical mixtures and the micro blasters, how and when to use them, and when not to use them?
• ANWR through Senate
• Several proposed bills up for comment
• Okay, there is one good bill
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