Healthy Interest at Recent Vancouver Conferences
March 2005 by Leonard MelmanConsidering the frequency of mining gatherings in the USA, Canada and worldwide, many of our readers may wonder if there is sufficient new information available to make each gathering interesting and informative. In fact, they need not worry at all because rapid advances in mining technology...
This past month was one that saw the emergence of a series of problems capable of inflicting true and serious damage to the world’s well being on a scale we have not witnessed since the late 1970s.
Maryborough, Victoria Australia
Mike Sutton, Reigning
California State Champion, Takes Gold
• IAMGOLD Corp.
• Barrick Gold Corp.
• Campbell Resources Inc.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• The EPA is in your bathroom!
• Russians fund US environmental groups
We spent more time that first day moving rocks than we did sending material over the sluices. Even so, our cleanup was quite respectable for having only moved down to a depth of a couple feet.
Pending legislation requiring the government to mint a $20 coin with palladium mined domestically would put Montana front and center.
The Bawl Mill • $100 Million Lost on Faulty ESA Listing • Geologists Locate Giant Gemstones • Miner Wins Important Victory Against Forest Service • Philippines Asks Foreigners to Invest in Mining • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold Part IV—Recovery of Coarse Gold From Alluvial Placers • Idaho Silver Miners Come to Aid of Tsunami Victims • Picks & Pans: In Search of a Vein: Looking for Hardrock in the Talkeetna Mountains • Researchers Trace History of Hope Diamond • The "Rip-Roaring" Flood That Washed Out Mazuma, Nevada • Looking Back • Resolution Copper Mine, Arizona • Company Notes • China Ups Investment in Foreign Minerals • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices