Guest Editorial—Globalizing Mining in America, Part I
August 2000 by Michael S. CoffmanIs it environmental concern that's driving mining out of the United States or rather politics on the grandest scale?
Tired but satisfied after the first day dredging this season, I settled into my homemade oak camp chair. My eyes scanned the beautiful river, steep forested mountains and crisp blue sky, with the heat of the day fading.
These days they employ the use of metal detectors and carefully scan the shattered rocks, hoping to hear that sound we detectorists love to hear.
• Taxpayers may be in double jeopardy?
• Don't ask; won't tell...
• By the numbers...
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
In South Africa, a "gregory" is the term applied to a blunder of major proportion. James Gregory will forever be remembered in South African slang as the professor from Great Britain who made one heck of a "gregory."
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