Bush Taps Utah Resident for Labor Post
May 2001 by Associated PressPresident Bush has said he will nominate a Utah mining consultant to become Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health (MSHA).
Q: What is available to a small prospector? How does one prospect (drill) into the walls of an old hard rock mine to see what is 10 feet beyond...
Venezuela is considerably larger than the state of Texas and is located on the north coast of South America. The capital city of Caracas (pop. 4 million) is some 2,135 miles south of New York City. Most of the population is in the northern half of the nation, with paved highways connecting the principal cities and towns. The Orinoco River flows through the southern and central parts of the country, and much of the travel into the interior is along that river and its tributaries.
Ore testing and other advice for starting up a mining operation.
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
The fire started early October 4, destroying the Bureau of Land Management office on the edge of town within minutes.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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