Fix or Replace, Depreciate or Write-Off
June 2010 by Mark E. BattersbyIn today’s economy, the question is often not whether to fix or replace equipment, fixtures, business assets or even the building housing the mining operation or mining-related business, it is which path is affordable.
After burning more than 350 square miles, the Carr Fire near Redding, California, was finally out. Luckily our home was spared, and I had the opportunity to go metal detecting in burned areas previously too overgrown to access.
The Wyoming State Geological Survey continues research on diamonds in the Laramie Mountains northeast of the UW campus.
The coming election...
It was June 6th, 1999 at 7:00 am when I started hiking to the river with my final load of dredge equipment. Hearing the flow of water in the South Fork of the Yuba River and the call of birds up and down the canyon, I added some whistles of my own just to annoy the nearby birds.
We found the area where this patch of gold nuggets was located by researching several books on old mining districts. By the end of the 2006 winter we had about five different locations that we wanted to investigate.
Just simply crushing up all your specimens for their gold content may be a serious waste of potential cash.
Investors around the world are taking a good hard look at some of the emerging developments regarding dollar creation and are clearly having second thoughts about their dollar-denominated investments.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Sluicing at Rocky Bar, Idaho • Nine Pound Nugget Found In Northern California! • How Much Gold Is In My Gold-Quartz Specimen? • Glaciers and Placer Gold Deposits • Ask The Experts: Can you help me identify these items? • Getting The Most Value From Your Gold-Quartz Specimens • Highbanking and the House Rock • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices