Canadian Officials Foresee Little Impact From Mine
February 2005 by Associated PressCanadian regulators said they have found no significant environmental impacts from a proposed British Columbia mine near the Alaska border.
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A recent weekend trip found us leaving the Grass Valley, California area to meet up with some friends in Downieville.
Eight US coal, metal and nonmetal mines that achieved a perfect safety record in 2002—a combined 1.9 million employee hours without any time lost to serious injury or a fatality—were honored with prestigious “Sentinels of Safety Awards” presented by Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health David Lauriski
Some gems can potentially poison you, make you sterile and even make you forget who you are.
A pediment is a broad, gently sloping erosion surface or plain of low relief that is often found in arid and semi-arid regions at the base of a receding mountain front. The example shown is from the Palo Verde Ranch 15-minute topographic quadrangle, southwest of Tucson, Arizona. This is one of the best examples the writer has ever seen.
Re: "Miner Wins Important Victory Against Forest Service" (March 2005)
Augers can be used effectively for placer exploration with certain limitations.
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