BLM Increases Location & Maintenance Fees
August 2009 by Scott HarnThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has increased mining claim location fees and maintenance fees in a final rule published in the Federal Register on June 29, 2009.
The Forest Service is being criticized for spending $15,000 to rent a helicopter to empty sewage from a remote outhouse in northeast Nevada, work a citizens group had volunteered to do for free by using a closed forest road that the group wants reopened.
It’s important to pay attention to where you dig, because just like any placer, the gold in dry placers is concentrated in certain spots. This is especially true when you are testing and trying to determine the potential of a placer area.
“It would be a real pleasure to be able to combine a successful mining operation with being of genuine service to the human condition.” Those words from CEO and Professional Geologist Robert G. Carrington set the...
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Bob Abbey, former state director of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada, was confirmed as national director of the agency.
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A better understanding of hard rock mining methods and knowing a little about how these mines work can help the individual prospector to understand reports and stories about both modern and historic mine operations.
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