December 2000 by Staff• X-Cal Resources
• Placer Dome Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• Canyon Resources Corp.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Since 1993, US reliance on imports of raw and processed materials of mineral origin has increased more than seven fold.
…they continue to strut around and make declarations and proclamations as if they were still in positions of power. In other words, in political terms, they haven’t “got the message” that they are now in a minority position…
Floods and landslides that struck Sri Lanka several months ago, killing 266 people, may bring a windfall for miners. The movement of tons of soil and rock is believed to have unearthed new gems according to local industry workers.
The behavior of a trommel is dependent on how it is designed and set up. Important design characteristics include feed rates, screen perforation sizes, cylinder size, rotation speed and incline.
I had been looking forward to this trip since last year when the annual trip had rewarded me with a ¾-pennyweight nugget.
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