Company Eyes Reopening Mine Near Troy
January 2004 by Bob AnezRevett Silver Company, formerly Sterling Mining Company, hopes to reopen a dormant copper and silver mine near Troy, Montana, in the next six months because higher copper prices have made the operation practical, an executive said.
Commissioning is going well; ramp-up targets are all being met and the General Manager is happy. You arrive at the plant in the morning and start reviewing the night shift logs. What you discover is the night shift had to reduce feed to the mills...
During this trip we found enough gold to make us want to come back, even with the punishment of a very long, tough hike.
At the well-known Rio Tinto copper district, Huelva, in southwestern Spain, large quantities of copper were found beneath a gossan of hematite at an average depth of 100 feet. The deposits were first mined during Roman times.
The tiny, unincorporated town of Ash Fork blazed into the national spotlight with the announcement that 1,000 pounds of explosives were stolen from a nearby mine.
…the “One More Time” has turned into three more trips and each of the three has yielded more gold each time down.
For the fourth straight year, the state's mining industry broke the billion-dollar mark in revenue, according to a state report.
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