July 1999 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDMost of the world's diamonds come from Africa and Australia, but several new discoveries in the United States and Canada have spurred interest.
We had discovered during previous trips that some of the staff members had difficulty comprehending the specific issues related to mining, so prior to heading back to DC, we laid out the reasons for our proposed legislation...
Noted antitrusts and securities law firm specialist, Berger & Montague of Philadelphia, has been retained by the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA) in order to assist in its investigation into the alleged manipulation of the gold market.
Strange things do indeed occur. Here we were in western Nevada’s Walker Lake District, normally one of the driest areas for mining operations in America, and we couldn’t access a sizeable portion of Gryphon Gold’s project areas due to...
Legislation before Congress would enable the federal government to become a net silver buyer for the first time in four decades.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The extraordinary rebound in gold prices is claiming some unlikely victims—a few of the gold mining companies themselves.
The Bawl Mill • Gold Hunters Hit the Web in Fight with Missile Range • Religious Broadcaster in Liberia Mining Venture • Kazak Government Collects Gold from Residents • Recreational Gold Panning on the South Yuba River • Groups Wonder Meaning of Call for More Wilderness • Mining Claim Maintenance Fee Due • Desert Bonanza • Gold Near Boulder, Colorado • Company Notes • The Carissa Gold Mine, South Pass, Wyoming—A Sleeper? • Tantalum • Building the American Dream • Picks & Pans: A Pay Streak in Slate • Elizabethtown: Uncovering a Buried California Mining Community • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Silver Demand Driving Mine Production Up—Mexico Remains Number One Producer • Looking Back