Beach Mining Returns to Washington State
March 2009 by David KnowlenWashington State gold miners received good news when they were recently informed that State officials have granted them authority to resume limited placer gold beach mining...
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His small business managed to pump millions of dollars over the years into the California economy.
During the past month, we have witnessed an orgy of buying on many of the world’s markets with Japan soaring by over 1,000 points (see Nikkei chart), Germany and France rallying strongly and here in America, the NASDAQ Index has risen to over 1,700 (see chart). However, when we look at the economic fundamentals, it appears to be a case of, as Sir Winston Churchill might have put it, “Never have so many become so excited about so little.”
One hundred eighty-one gold panners flocked into the old mining town of Foresthill on Memorial Day weekend, all with the objective of proving just how good they were. This was the Wild West all over again, and the shootout at OK Corral was nothing compared to the smoke and fire these contestants put up to determine who was the best of the best—and the best were there to compete, too.
Not too many years ago, junior mining companies most frequently limited their activities to exploring and pre-developing their mining properties.
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