Elections May Bring Rush to Republic of Congo
August 2006 by Associated PressElections in the Republic of Congo may bring a mining boom to a country that has been ravaged by wars and corruption.
• "No small mining operation can afford this..."
• "The small arrastra still lives... "
• "...an effective defense against Green political efforts to lock the public off public lands."
…2017 was just the first year with a small increase after a huge drop off in exploration activity. It may take many years of future increases to get back to where the activity was in 2012, as projected increases in exploration spending are seen to be slow and steady.
• Mining reform introduced in Senate
• Obama signs lands bill
Most placer equipment is really made with gold in the 30 and larger mesh sizes in mind, though if carefully used can often get reasonable recovery down to the 50 mesh size.
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