Executive Defends Special Mill Site Exemption
February 2000 by Associated PressHardrock mining never would have happened in the United States if a recent interpretation of the nation's mining law had been in effect in the 1890s, a mining executive says.
Q: What I would like to know is how to confirm if it is magnesite and the quality.
The Forest Service is issuing $69,630 in small grants to several rural communities in Nevada to help diversify their economies and wean them from dependency on natural resources.
From a prospector's standpoint, the metal detector may be one of the most significant breakthroughs of the twentieth century. It is believed that the first metal detector was discovered accidentally in 1925 when a radio engineer...
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• Interior Department finally back online
• Alaska DNR departures
Buying a placer claim or investing in a placer mining property comes with plenty of financial risks. You need as much information as possible about the mineral deposit in order to minimize those risks.
We’ve heard from miners in Arizona about federal agencies closing off historic roads that provide access for miners, and we need your input.
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