Dairy Farmer Hits Pay Dirt
April 2000 by Associated PressGary Tainter sold his herd of dairy cows two years ago to dig for gold, and so far his venture is paying off.
The ultimate resolution of this apparent contradiction between fundamental news and market performance could provide us with important future clues for gold and silver.
• Idaho miners will challenge new EPA permit at rally
• California proposes to amend definition of a suction dredge
• Proposed rule redefines "navigable waters"
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.
Mining safety professionals can take advantage of training videos provided by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The town of Rampart, on the Yukon River, was established as a supply point after gold had been found on nearby Minook Creek in 1896. Rampart has been known by various names including Rampart City, Manook City, or Minook.
On June 16, 1897, the steamer Excelsior cruised into San Francisco Bay, completing its long voyage from Alaska. While a ship arriving from the far north was not a particularly unusual event, this one heralded news of something truly big.
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