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.
• Pan American Silver Corp.
• ESG Canada
• Vista Gold Corp.
Each day for the first part of the week my boys and I picked and chipped away at that wall, stockpiling dirt in 5-gallon buckets and cement mixing tubs.
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Chris has been a regular contributor to the Journal for several years, and we are proud to announce that he will be joining our staff...
Gold was found in California a few years before the first official finds were made in Australia. It was on February 12, 1851, that Edward Hammond Hargreaves flashed around specks of gold he’d found in nearby Lewis Ponds Creek and sparked the...
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