China Ups Investment in Foreign Minerals
March 2005 by Associated PressDirect investment overseas by Chinese companies rose 27 percent over a year earlier to $3.6 billion in 2004, highlighting the country’s growing economic influence, the government reported.
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Nevada Mining Tax Fails in Signature Drive
Backers of the petition drive that began five months ago said they secured only about two-thirds of the 97,000 signatures they needed by the deadline to place the measure on the November ballot.
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This year was a test. We had never done anything like this before, yet we grossed $30,000 in the short time we had to mine.
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