Brighter Days Ahead Reports Nevada Mining Association
October 2003 by Associated PressA new report predicts brighter days for mining in Nevada if the price of gold maintains at current levels.
Depending on the ore and if significant sulfides are present, a hard rock miner may be able to get away with simply using a flux to digest the other minerals that may be present.
President Bush has said he will nominate a Utah mining consultant to become Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health (MSHA).
Q: I’m a fairly new dredger. I was told that the black sands contain fine gold that is tough to see and recover, so I have been saving the black sands when I do my clean up. What method should I use to get the gold out?
A mining right is a powerful and not commonly understood concept that is all too often watered down by agency regulatory interference...
Q: What happened to the BLM web site geocommunicator.gov? We cannot get mining claim info any more. Can you write about this? Or if you did what volume and number? Thanks for keeping the ICMJ alive and well.
The 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.
Newmont Mining Corporation, Normandy Mining Ltd., and Franco-Nevada Mining Corporation announced a possible merger, which would create the world’s largest mining company. The boards of all three have approved the plan, but it is still subject to shareholder and regulatory approval.
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