Foreigners Lure Mining Partners
February 2000 by Associated PressThere was a foreign presence at the annual Northwest Mining Association convention in December.
After your excitement peaks when you first receive the high gold assay from the vein you just exposed, you ponder how you will extract and sell your gold. You will need to develop a flow sheet for your process to optimize your recovery and minimize your costs and permit requirements.
In these types of cases I tend to listen to what my metal detector is telling me. The machine was very quiet, suggesting my initial impressions were right about the ground make up.
A court ruled that a taxi driver and amateur prospector who unearthed a 14.5-pound (6.6-kg) gold nugget on someone else's land is allowed to keep it.
Hardrock mining in the US has been hit by a tragic streak of mining accidents in recent months.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Forest Service is being criticized for spending $15,000 to rent a helicopter to empty sewage from a remote outhouse in northeast Nevada, work a citizens group had volunteered to do for free by using a closed forest road that the group wants reopened.
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The Bawl Mill • Clinton Declares Three More National Monuments • McCain Derides Clinton Forest Policy • Pacific Island Gov'ts Focus on Undersea Mining • Options Narrowed for Managing Chugach National Forest • Company Notes • Diamond Fever • Gold in Jasperoid • Underground Geologic Mapping • New Quarry Regulations in West Virginia • Ash Fork Calm After Explosives Theft • Picks & Pans: Mining in Ghana • Little Rocky Mountains, Montana • Collector Reaches New Lows to Find Bottles • Chinese Camp, California and the Tong War of 1856 • Millie's Tailings • Visionaries, Scoundrels, and Gamblers • Executive Defends Special Mill Site Exemption • Chasing the Ghosts of Forty-Niners • Washoe County Balks at Black Rock Desert Plan • State's Only Gold Mine Processes Last Precious Ore • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back