China Will Put Rio Tinto Employees on Trial
March 2010 by Associated PressThe Australian government confirmed it was notified that a Shanghai court will try the four Rio employees including an Australian national.
US uranium mines produced less than 174,000 pounds in 2019, according to the February Energy Information Administration report. That’s down from 4.9 million pounds in 2014.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
When you think of gold mining, you probably don’t consider Alabama to be the place to find your treasure. However, in the early 1800s, jobs were few, and the smell of gold drew men into the search. History records 13 districts in which mining was done at all stages—from pick and shovel, to an area like Hog Mountain.
Q: Is this gold or some other metal?
Many miners who have hoarded their gold for years are now tempted by higher prices. Several friends with multiple pound nugget collections have sold them recently for cash.
There’s a lot of really great prospecting equipment on the market right now, and I have to admit I’ve spent my share of money over the years investing in dredges, drywashers, metal detectors and the like. But a lot of new folks just getting into...
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