Freegold Ventures' Golden Summit Project
October 2004 by Leonard MelmanMassive area-wide forest fires left the air near Fairbanks, Alaska looking like a London fog and smelling like the residue of a fireplace late this August as I left the airport on a recent visit to Freegold Ventures Ltd.
• "Thank you..."
• "...dredges under 8" need not be regulated"
The Stillwater Mining Company and three citizen watchdog groups have signed a 38-page accord that creates a new relationship between the traditional adversaries and could set an example for resource development decisions in the West.
• How to find info on a particular mining claim
You’ve likely read about some of the problems with the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in the Legislative Update section, and in previous issues of our publication. The problems never seem to end, and it is way past the time for reform. A current story highlights some of these problems.
The morning of Friday, May 7 gave us a new chapter in gold's ongoing struggles which might properly be named "As the headlines turn!"
The Bawl Mill • Update: Forest Service Interim Rule • VMS Deposits in Central Arizona • The Guyana Highlands • Prospecting with a VLF-Type Gold Detector • Picks & Pans: Working the Crevices • Molybdenum • 2004 California State Gold Panning Championships • Company Notes • Why Environmental Groups Prefer Kerry • The French Mines of El Boleo • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices