November 2003 by Staff• Barrick Gold Corp.
• Montana Resources
• Placer Dome
• Newmont Mining
• Norilsk Nickel
• AngloGold Ltd.
• Ashanti Goldfields Co. Ltd.
• Randgold Resources
• Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
Ask the Experts: various mining courses
Q: What classes should one take if planning on majoring in mining engineering or geology?
Solar-Powered Placer Sampling Equipment
One hundred and seven years ago the world’s first electric-powered bucket line dredge started to work in Montana. This summer, Montana likely saw its first solar-powered Denver Gold Saver put to work.
by Henry E. Hilliard
Excerpted from USGS "1998 Annual Review"
Money In, Money Out
With conventional financing still difficult to obtain, it is little wonder that “self-financing” is the number one form of financing used by small business owners, miners and prospectors.
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The Coolgardie Gold Mining Camp of Southern California
The area was mined intermittently from around 1900 to 1915, but was also mined in the late 1800s, with a total output valued at about $100,000, which is around $9.5 million at the current gold price.
Melman on Gold & Silver
The ultimate resolution of this apparent contradiction between fundamental news and market performance could provide us with important future clues for gold and silver.
The Ball Mill • British Columbia to Streamline Filing of Mining Claims • Millsite Opinion Overturned! • Continental Drift • Eight Mines Earn Prestigious Safety Awards • A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part III • The Kennedy Gold Mine—An Impressive Piece of History • Buckhorn Mountain Project May Be Revived • Watermelon Gold • Picks & Pans: An Arizona Miner • Gold Hill, Utah • Looking Back • Frozen Prospects • Platinum in Nevada • USFS Criticized for Renting Chopper in Nevada Dispute • Melman on Gold & Silver • New Guinea Denies Existence of Gold Stash • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices