Exchange Moves to Protect Investors from Mining Scams
March 1999 by Associated PressTwo years after the Bre-X gold mine scandal, the Toronto Stock Exchange proposed dozens of measures February 2 to protect investors from future mining-industry scams.
The combination of these two concerns—the drift toward socialism and the willingness to violate law—appear to me to be capable of raising the level of civil disorder to a point where such disorders could be positive influences on the price of gold and silver.
• BLM is moving back to DC?
• Gray wolf re-listed?
• EPA to redefine WOTUS again
The law is on our side, but we’ve seen some crazy rulings coming out of courtrooms lately. I believe Rinehart will win his case, but then we move on to the State Water Resources Control Board.
The Alaska Miners Association recently released a report on the Economic Impact of Mining on Alaska. The numbers are impressive:
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
• "...large advances have been made in the field of micron gold recovery..."
• "I enjoy the technical information..."
The World Gold Council has launched a major Fall advertising campaign designed to capture the attention of American fashion and jewelry conscious women.
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