September 1999 by Staff• Placer Dome
• Newmont Mining
• Homestake Mining Company
• Royal Gold Inc.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• NEDC Surrenders in Oregon
• The California saga continues
Gold in Maine?
Maine forms the northeast corner of the United States, with an area of over 55,000 square miles. Its population is about 1.2 million, with the forested interior being largely unpopulated. The northeast end of the Appalachian Trail is at Mt. Katahdin, which...
Chile may be considered geographically a part of Latin and South America, but it is remarkably different from other notable nations belonging to that region such as Mexico and Peru.
Turning Hobby Mining into Business Mining
The first thing a person should do is seriously consider whether they want to go mining as a hobby or a business, and the tax implications of the choice.
Mining Tax Increase Suggested
Earlier this year when gold topped $1,000 an ounce, Gibbons, a former mining geologist and lawyer, vowed to veto any bill that called for increasing mining taxes in 2009.
Picks & Pans: The Ten-Pennyweight Nugget
It was June 6th, 1999 at 7:00 am when I started hiking to the river with my final load of dredge equipment. Hearing the flow of water in the South Fork of the Yuba River and the call of birds up and down the canyon, I added some whistles of my own just to annoy the nearby birds.
Understanding Skim Bar Placers
Perhaps the most notable thing about skim placers is that they form on the top surface of gravel bars, as opposed to coarser gold placers where the weight of the gold particles allows the gold to settle down on or near bedrock.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Feds Eye Restrictions on AZ Archaeological Sites • IMF Reconsidering Gold Sales to Finance Debt • Governors Focus on Aid for Laid-off Miners • Nevada Counties, Towns Get Forest Service Grants • Labor Dept. Approves Aid to Laid-off Nevada Miners • ISEE Celebrates 25 Years • Picks & Pans: Basic Dry Washing Operations in Gold Placer Mining • Washington Miner Wins Poetry Contest • Gold Coin Sales Boosted by Low Prices • The Klamath Mountains • Silver Posts Best Price in 11 Years—Strong Investment Interest and Steady Demand Cited • Platinum—Group Metals • Historic Mining at Mount Diablo, CA • Gold in the Drum Mountains • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back