Four Miners Die in Mine Accidents in Ukraine
July 2000 by Associated PressFour miners were killed in eastern Ukraine in two separate accidents during one week in May in the country's troubled mines, emergency officials said.
I recently had the opportunity to spend a day exploring around Butte, Montana and was amazed by the amount of mining that has taken place there. The old-timers called Butte “the richest hill on earth” and had pretty good reasons for doing so.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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The Maine Geological Survey is raising money to acquire a cluster of world-famous mines and create the state’s first public mineral park for rockhounds, science teachers and others with an interest in rocks and minerals.
I hope long-term readers would agree that while your columnist does occasionally carry some arguments to an extreme length, I usually stay within the bounds of reason. I am pointing this out because I was struck by an economic vision a few days ago that could test those bounds.
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