February 2002 by Staff• IAMGOLD Corp.
• Barrick Gold Corp.
• Campbell Resources Inc.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
Bolivia’s plan to nationalize its natural gas industry and exert greater state control over all of its natural resources has North American mining companies fretting over their future prospects extracting the nation’s rich resources of gold, silver and tin.
A few quick calculations show that approximately 11 tons of gold are lost each year just in the manufacture of new cell phones.
Can I treat a sample with muriatic acid?
• California dredging update
• Study: Sage grouse does not need protection
• Tennessee enacts harsh new gold prospecting regulations
The state Department of Environmental Quality asked a judge to decide whether the agency can disclose documents about the financial condition of a mining company facing a fine.
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
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