Higher Copper Price Brings Hope, Jobs
June 2004 by Associated PressBuoyed by higher copper prices, Chino Mines is reopening its ore concentrator and hiring workers.
• Oregon proposed withdrawal
The Washington Department of Ecology recently issued a revised environmental study of a proposed Okanogan County gold mine. The study is an amendment to one done in 1997 for the proposed Crown Jewel open pit mine on Buckhorn Mountain near Chesaw.
Many of you have read recent articles that include pictures of some of the nice nuggets that have come out of this area. I’m going to talk very briefly about a few of my friends and some of the nuggets they have been taking out of this area…
Gold was first discovered in South Carolina in 1827 in placer deposits near the Haile Mine, which later became the largest gold producer in the southeastern states. The Carolina belt is the most extensive and most productive...
Unfortunately, not all the gold that we prospectors find is pretty, or appealing to the eyes. They are not all nice, bright, shiny nuggets with lots of character that carry high collector value.
Their first cleanup total was more gold than they had ever found. These guys were deliriously overjoyed with their good fortune.
The Bawl Mill • Zeballos Gold Camp, British Columbia • Agreement Allows Pogo Mine to Resume Construction • Treasure Hawk Mine Back in Action • Oregon Dredgers Receive Threats From Environmentalists • Understanding Hard Rock Mining: Terms and Methods—Part I • Mood at Calgary Conference is Subdued, But Optomistic • Reinventing the Wheel—The Infinity-Jet • Company Notes • Endangered Species Act is a Mess • Placer Platinum • Here Come the MineBots • Agency Gives Initial Backing to Kensington Mine • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Brits Thwart Robbery of Gold and Cash