Company Looks at Restarting Sunshine Mine
July 2002 by Associated PressThe lights are on again in the Sunshine silver mine as a New Orleans company investigates whether it is profitable to buy the operation.
Carson Culp, Assistant Director of Minerals, Realty and Resource Protection for BLM, sent out an internal memorandum to all state BLM directors to clarify rules pertaining to gas-powered drywashers.
Since last year’s articles on explosives for mining, several people have asked for more information about becoming a licensed blaster.
Rogue miners in South Africa are looting underground mines, sometimes traveling over one-thousand feet down to extract gold, reported Reuters and several other sources.
Is there any hope for a solution? Yes, there is, and we’ve been working with Public Lands for the People, the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council, attorney James Buchal and others on that solution.
Bodie, California, in its heyday, was once rumored to be one of the roughest and most lawless towns in the American West.
Robert Gannicott speaks in almost spiritual tones about the position his small Canadian diamond company holds and the forces—both natural and economic—that put it there.
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