October 1999 by Staff• AZCO Mining Inc.
• Great Quest Metals Ltd.
• Royal Gold, Inc.
• Altair International, Inc.
• Vista Gold Corp.
• Placer Dome
• On a personal note...
• The numbers don't lie...much
• The blame game
- Brother, can you spare a cell phone?
- Houston, we have a drug problem...
The latest Mining Cost Service (MCS) Cost indexes, released on February 26 by Western Mine Engineering, Inc., display a hint of a silver lining in the cloud hanging over the U.S. Mining Industry.
A second copper mine is opening in Utah with prices for the metal at their highest in a decade.
Things became a bit challenging when the hot, dry weather was interrupted by 30mph winds with occasional gusts nearing 50 mph.
This past four weeks saw a major shift in the scope of financial headlines. Where recent months have focused almost entirely on the “subprime” crisis and resultant credit problems, the US Dollar itself became the center of attention last month as it entered a period of severe decline against the Euro, Australian Dollar, British Pound, Swiss Franc and Canadian Dollar.
• "Fast and Furious" investigation slowly moving forward
• EPA needs to be held accountable
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • The Economy, The Environment and Equity • Carrizozo Lava Older Than Once Thought • Montana Mining Association Raising Cash • GATA Releases Open Letter to the Press • WANTED: Mining Poets, Singers & Storytellers • BLM Proposed Rule Making Affects Mining Claims • Mining Battle Case Under Advisement • Sutro Tunnel a Big Draw • Picks & Pans: Prospecting for Lode Gold • The Search for Specimen (Pocket) Gold in the California Mother Lode • Gemstones • Dry Lakes in Nevada • A Hairsbreadth from Death • Special Suction Dredge Permits in Jeopardy • Cartwrights Celebrate 40 Years in Nevada • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back