Hardrock Mining Accidents Claim Four Lives
September 2010 by Scott HarnHardrock mining in the US has been hit by a tragic streak of mining accidents in recent months.
• Backdoor Wild Lands order
• PLP reports on latest dredge lawsuit
• Massive lands bill avoided
• No cap and trade for now
• RS-2477 rights affirmed
Improvements in mining equipment and techniques, along with a higher gold price, make many mining properties profitable today that may not have been in the past.
One of my favorite sayings has always been, “Do as I say, not as I do.” Perhaps that old adage could be applied to Alan Greenspan and the actions of the Federal Reserve of late. They are telling us that the economy is not in bad shape; that we are not in or headed to recession and that new strength is just around the bend. They are acting as if there is a looming catastrophe.
• Trash full of cash
• Auditors audit the auditors
• I smell bacon
I love it when I am in the middle of a high trash area and all the ferrous bars go away, the screen number goes to a three or an eight, and the meter is forty to a hundred. I don’t know for sure that I have found gold, but it narrows the odds down.
Mining “giant” John A. Miscovich died August 22, 2014, at the age of 96. He was the well-known inventor of the “Intelligiant” water cannon.
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Prospecting Old Tertiary Channels • The Jenkins Mine Project Pt II: Terrain and Map Study • Search Called Off for Missing Treasure Hunters • Glacial Gold in the Midwest • Hardrock Prospecting in El Dorado County, California • Gold & Silver of the Comstock Lode • Melman on Gold & Silver • Forest Service Pays Miners $245K for Unlawful Destruction of Mine