Guest Editorial—Unreasonable Interpretations
June 2000 by Guest WriterThroughout the colorful history of mining, reviews of old documents and stories have led to new mineral discoveries.
Nevada gold mines produced only about 6 percent more gold in 2010 than they did the year before, but the value of that gold was up a whopping 33 percent.
His small business managed to pump millions of dollars over the years into the California economy.
Reservers and resources are very important to prospectors and miners, but they may be vague terms to some.
Alaska’s mining industry posted a record-breaking year in 2006, largely because of the high prices for zinc and other metals, state officials said.
Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid, once a staunch supporter of mining and a voice of reason when dealing with public lands issues, seems to have changed his tune.
The recent increased public attention given to Revised Statute 2477 rights-of-way also has been accompanied by an increase in misinformation being spread by some anti-access environmental groups and federal bureaucrats.
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