Editorial—BLM 43 CFR 3809 Revision Status
April 1999 by Kenneth HarnICMJ has reviewed the U.S. DOI, BLM, 516 page Environmental Impact Statement on proposed 43 CFR 3809...and can only conclude that the proposed action amounts to several more nails in mining's coffin.
Gold at Mercury Mines
There are numerous old mercury (quicksilver) mines in the central Coast Ranges of California, from San Benito County on the south to Lake County on the north, a distance of 225 miles.
New Tax Considerations For Your Mining Business
The recently passed Economic Stimulus Package of 2008 is a $168-billion economic “rescue” package that includes rebates for taxpayers and tax breaks for businesses. At the heart of the package are tax rebates, scheduled to be distributed beginning in early May. The tax breaks for small-scale mining operations and businesses are retroactive to the beginning of 2008.
Dredging Tips and Tricks: T-80 Air Compressor Maintenance
The next morning, I retrieved the compressor and again attacked the sticky head bolt. As if by magic (and some applied physics) the head bolt sighed and finally broke loose.
The Bawl Mill
• Fried golden eagle is bad; diced is okay
• Your tax dollars at work
In Pursuit of Gold & Silver in the Sierra Madres—Up and Running
The day has finally arrived. After five long years, much tribulation and many trial runs, today is to be a full day of production.
Huge Nugget To Be Auctioned
A 56-pound (25-kilogram) nugget belonging to an Australian prospector is 80 percent to 90 percent high-purity gold, University of Southern California scientists confirmed recently.
Ask The Experts - Too early to build the crusher?
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