Enthusiastic Crowds at PDAC
April 2005 by Leonard MelmanNearly 11,000 attended this year’s Prospector and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto. Joe Hamilton, president of the Convention Planning Committee, beleived he knew why the numbers were so high.
A salvage company struck a 20-year deal with Britain to search for riches in the sunken warship HMS Sussex, which went down in 1694, laden with gold and silver.
Clinton's poverty tour brought angry responses from many Westerners. They know that while Clinton is not to blame for the poverty he saw ... he is the reason for the crises facing some western towns.
When prospecting for lithium, after confirming for macro attributes through research and field work, including examination of surface geology, the main tool is an accurate lithium assay.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
Minerals and Mining Advisory Council (MMAC) founder Joe Martori met with Jim Scrivner, the Bureau of Land Management Deputy State Director of Energy and Minerals in Sacramento, California...
...this county contained some of the richest placer ground found in all of California and still produces some pretty impressive finds to this day.
Over 7 million ounces of gold have been produced in the Klamath Mountains of northwestern California, 64% of which has been from placers.
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