Hawthorne's Golden Outlook
March 2009 by Leonard MelmanIt was not the scenery that attracted Vancouver-based Hawthorne Gold Corp. to the area, but rather the opportunity to gain control of projects with the ability to enter into production in the relatively near future...
The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum announced the 2011 National Mining Hall of Fame inductees.
• "The general public must be informed..."
• "Bring Carolyn back."
• "...when people see my copy they always want to borrow it."
Last month saw a veritable mountain of good economic news come pouring out of government and industry. Industrial production was up; GDP rose strongly; unemployment rates came down; profits were up; consumer confidence readings rose; etc., etc., etc. And yet, strangely enough, the financial markets produced only a “molehill” of results.
The truth is that cemented gravels are really not all that complex. There is no mystery of how gold grew there or somehow wormed its way into these solid gravels.
Commonly these layers contain small particles of gold and platinum, and in places where they are sufficiently concentrated, the metallic particles are abundant enough to be extracted profitably.
One of the biggest surprises on Wall Street during 2003 was the extraordinary performance of gold-oriented mutual funds—investments that normally fall as the stock market rises.
Two miners were killed in an accident partly because someone wedged a broom handle against a reset button to bypass an alarm that would have shut down the system, federal safety investigators said.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts—What Should I Do Next With This Quartz Vein? • East Coast Dredger Heads West—Part III • Prospecting for Commercial-Scale Gold Deposits • The Red Point Mine • Over The Divide—Chuck Cox, 1943-2009 • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices • Beach Mining Returns to Washington State