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.
No single factor has been as important in the control of inflationary pressures over the past few years as the decline in commodity prices. As long as the cost of raw materials was declining, industry was able to produce goods with minimal increases in price.
One of our claims, “concessions” in Spanish, lies atop a mountain approximately 15 miles Southwest of our Pueblo. It is reached by a dirt track that starts in Arivechi. We leave the Pueblo and drive up...
He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!
By the end of the day Sunday there were a lot of tired panners! By then they could have panned more than 14 times to make it to the end. This was not a picnic!
When everything is still dry, one of my favorite methods of prospecting is using a straw to blow out small cracks and crevices that dot the exposed bedrock along a stream.
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