From the Editor
May 2017 by Scott Harn
First, I want to mention our new website. For over 18 months we’ve been working on a new design to make it easier to find the articles you are most interested in...
The Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources has released the Directory of Active Mines in Arizona, 2001-2002.
Until just recently, platinum-group metals (PGMs), especially palladium, had been holding their own on the market. But, Russia has now resumed shipments and it has brought prices down.
The Colorado state Court of Appeals ruled that counties have the authority to ban the use of cyanide in gold mining.
The most impressive fact about gold’s performance during 2016 is the yellow metal’s ability to withstand news shocks, hold on to previous gains and gradually move to new, higher levels.
The International Monetary Fund is reconsidering selling some of its gold reserves to help finance a Western debt-relief plan for some of the world's most debt-burdened countries, a top IMF official said.
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