Foreigners Lure Mining Partners
February 2000 by Associated PressThere was a foreign presence at the annual Northwest Mining Association convention in December.
If there was one word that characterized news events of the past month it was “uncertainty.” Would the United States hand over the government of Iraq to the newly-installed leadership? Would the Fed at long last raise interest rates, and, if so, by how much? Would the new pattern of sabotage against oil pipelines in Iraq...
Back in the early 1990s, a gold mining club in northern California (on the Klamath River near Happy Camp), was offering a free "Trial Week" to test their claims. I decided to take them up on their offer. After obtaining a California Dredge Permit, I loaded my trusty Jeep with my camping gear...
So far this year we have recovered over three pounds of gold and the hard rock veins seem to go on forever. We now have three claims that can produce good enough gold to set up a productive operation.
H. Mason Coggin
Q: About 158,000 tons of ore is estimated to remain on the property. Worth further investigation?
This ruling comes at an opportune time, just as suction dredge miners are dealing with new proposed regulations in several western states. Be sure to cite this case when you provide comments on the regulations!
• What to prospect with on the Klamath River
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