Commercial Blaster Training
May 2021 by John Norman
Since last year’s articles on explosives for mining, several people have asked for more information about becoming a licensed blaster.
Before I tell you what dredging backwards is, I’ll tell you why my team and I decided to give this very unconventional dredging method a try.
How do I set up a Miller table?
“Wealth beyond your wildest imagination.” Those were the words that were used to inform me of how much gold was in a paleo channel that exists beneath the present channel of the Similkameen River in the State of Washington; words that have echoed in my mind for the past sixteen years.
There is a major change coming in the economy of the world and now is the time for prospectors and miners to grab a ticket and get on board.
After he excavates the ore down to bedrock, he goes over the bedrock with a metal detector to ensure he didn't leave any gold behind before he backfills the area.
The holes were overloaded with explosives, but I didn’t know it. I was just a green mining engineer fresh out of school and told to watch as the experienced miners set the charge.
A Wilfley table works best when all of the mineral being run across it (the pulp) is about the same size. For this reason, I took a good look at each of the samples.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts - What is oxide gold? • Ask The Experts - Can you recommend settings for a Gold Bug 2 in Vermont? • Ask The Experts - Where can I market my gold property? • Ask The Experts - Is there a detector for locating fine gold? • Pinpointing for Gold • How Rich Must My Ore Be? • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: All Shook Up • The ABCs of XRF • Gold Circle (Midas) Gold District • How to Find Prospects That Others Missed • Gold 1822 Half Eagle Fetches Record at Auction • Utah Tellurium Mine Creates New US Supply of Key Mineral • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices