Environmentalists Target Pebble Mine
February 2007 by Scott HarnEnvironmentalists are attempting to turn the jewelry industry against Alaska’s Pebble Mine before the project even gets fully under way.
This was not a month for the weak-hearted. During the past thirty days, we have had an explosive intensification of the Middle East conflict, threats of OPEC using the “Oil Weapon” once again, a growing chain of events flowing out of the Enron collapse and...
Q: How do metal detectors work around precious metal ore bodies?
A number of visiting gold miners were quite impressed with our operation and the amount of gold we had recovered in only three hours. No one usually likes digging and slugging buckets all day long, but we actually began to enjoy it after a few good...
About a half-hour after everything got underway, James came back to Harley, whispering, “Harley, you’re not going to believe this, but I just detected a vein with gold, lots of gold...I mean lots of gold. You’ve got to come and see this.”
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
- Budd-Falen in line to become next director at BLM
- Ten national monuments slated for changes or reductions
- California adds another fee
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