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.
Newmont Mining Corp. covered the final uncashed paychecks of workers who were laid off in August from the Jerritt Canyon Mine by another mining outfit.
In the early 1860s, the rich mines of Virginia City and the surrounding area were pouring forth millions of dollars in gold and silver each year. Additional mines located at White Pine, Aurora, Humboldt and other Nevada locations were also yielding millions in gold and silver.
After almost 50 years of service to the mining industry, Burl Cheely, owner of Gold Diver’s and the manufacturer of the Couple-Jet and Taper-Jet line of dredges, is retiring.
Eastern Oregon Mining Association members have filed a federal lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) demanding that the agency provide biological opinions on any threat to wildlife or the environment so miners can begin working their claims.
• BLM Proposes suspension of 3809 regulation changes
• Monuments addressed by new administration
• Progress made on Clinton's Roadless Rule
• Changes at USFS
• Federal agencies pull back salmon biological opinion
Right away I got a target, and it ended up being gold from a nice little bench. With only an hour left of daylight, I continued heading upstream and found five more tiny pieces of gold with my VLF…
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Utah Proposes Using Eminent Domain Against Federal Government • Gold in Alaska • Beach Mining for Gold • Mining Trade Group Sues Nevada Over Tax Initiative • Battle Heats Up Over California Suction Dredging • Highbanking on the Similkameen River • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices