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.
Man has toiled for thousands of years underground to unlock the treasures that Mother Earth has buried just beyond view. A source of light was of the utmost importance to the miner and many developments evolved through the passage of time.
...Judge Ochoa ordered the parties to participate in mandatory settlement hearings starting June 24, 2014.
The Livengood (pronounced with a long “i” as in alive) gold stampede was the last of the great Alaska Gold Rush. The string of gold rushes began in 1886 with the Fortymile gold strike, and ten years later with the large Yukon Klondike goldfields discovery.
We all know that it was never Congress’ intent to regulate gold panners and other individual mine operators through MSHA. In fact, I believe the concept of owner-operated mines with no employees was so strange a concept to the lawmakers that they never even thought there would be a need for such an exemption.
As a guide to those who are thinking of taking up this activity or those who currently practice this trade, I have created a listing of the primary tools and equipment I use when nugget hunting.
Last month, one of our readers requested an article regarding the possible use of Google Earth for prospecting research. It was a good idea, so here it is.
For Maria McCracken, the quest for gold has been a life-long experience. Maria runs the New 49’ers Prospecting Club in Happy Camp, California, along with her husband Dave, and Gerry Westerkamp. But lately her focus has been on silver.
The Bawl Mill • A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part II • Waldo Miners File Suit • Roll-Front Uranium Deposits • Deadly Storms May Expose Gems in Sri Lanka • Picks & Pans: Dredging and Detecting in Sierra City • Hidden Features in Venezuela • Dredging for Monazite in Idaho • Gold in the Philippines • 2003 California State Gold Panning Championships • Judge Holds Companies Liable for Some Damage • The Golden Highway—Tuolumne County • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices