Feds Order Closure of Idaho Mine
February 2012 by Nicholas K. GeraniosFederal safety inspectors have ordered one of the nation’s deepest underground mines closed in northern Idaho following an investigation prompted by a series of accidents that killed two miners over the last year.
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
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Gold in Minnesota?
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