California Wilderness Coalition and The Nature Conservancy Recruit Government Employees to Carry Out Huge Land Grab
May 2002 by Scott HarnUS Geological Survey, US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and California State Employees Attend Environmental Extremist Conference.
Ivanhoe Mines announced that Rio Tinto will invest $1.5 billion to engineer, construct and operate Ivanhoe’s Oyu-Tolgoi copper and gold project in the South Gobi region of Mongolia.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Virginia Elvira Russell
(Mining Grandma of Humbug)
March 4, 1999
…there is now concrete evidence that growing numbers of investors and other concerned observers are now turning to gold as a storehouse of value in these potentially troubling times.
Jeff Reed may be Alaska’s top nugget hunter, or maybe he’s one of many. He doesn’t get skunked too often. In the past two years, he’s estimated he’s found about 3,000 gold nuggets primarily at the...
...as a holder of contrarian points of view, I am somewhat delighted to see the recent enormous surge in published negative commentaries regarding gold's future.
This mine was a real wonder of engineering, and the water supply and drifts had to be carefully managed to keep it in operation. In fact, it didn’t close due to lack of gold, but instead closed with the fall of the Roman Empire.
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