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.
Geobotany: Plants Associated With Mineral Deposits
Science has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.
Ask The Experts - Are two rock crushing machines (jaw crusher and chain crusher) necessary?
Gold & Silver of the Comstock Lode
There still remains some material in place along the lode that could be mined at high gold and silver prices.
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Legislative and Regulatory Update
As mentioned in last month’s column, California Assemblywoman Lois Wolk attached a rider to the pending budget bill. The rider calls for a new study (Environmental Impact Report) on the effects of suction gold dredging, funding for the study, and a two-year moratorium on suction dredging while the study is being completed.
Ask the Experts: More suggestions for dealing with metallic trash....
Q: Thanks for the great article in the recent ICMJ [“Metallic Trash—Scourge of the Prospector,” July 2012]...
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