Elko Mining Expo a Success
July 2003 by StaffSeveral thousand miners and their families made it a successful show. Local mining companies gave employees time off to attend the Thursday and Friday exhibits and events.
Higher gold prices helped boost Nevada’s mining industry in 2003 despite a decline in production for the third straight year.
A federal investigation shows that the explosion that killed a 42-year-old worker at the Trapper Mine near Craig in August 1999 was an accident.
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• Supreme Court of Canada rules on aboriginal title claims
• No agreement reached in suction gold dredge permitting case
• Comments needed for proposed wilderness in southern Arizona
• Miner wins in court; Forest Service appeals
• BLM directors held accountable
• CBM lawsuit may change venue
I don’t know what to do next. Should I get an assay of the quartz? Can you recommend someone? Should I somehow crush the rock & search for a gold vein? Am I just wasting my time?
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