Hijackers Make Off With 660 Pounds of Gold
December 1999 by Associated PressTen heavily armed men hijacked a plane November 5th, making off with 660 lbs of gold worth an estimated $2.3 million...
The main problem with the current scheme is that regulatory agencies often consult with you, then disregard your concerns and do what they want anyway.
Without a telephone, electricity, or television in his isolated cabin, Olson led a simple and peaceful life. He enjoyed living in a remote canyon surrounded by a vast wilderness. Mining for gold absorbed his days.
• More “bull” from Fish & Wildlife
• Global Warming is cooling off
Every time we prospected here we found gold, sometimes some really coarse flakes, but no large nuggets (yet).
The Oatman/San Francisco Mining District’s historic gold production of 2.2 million ounces of gold since the 1880s makes this area Arizona’s greatest primary gold producing district.
The Province of British Columbia, one of mining’s most active venues, has just issued a clear warning call to all miners that regulatory changes are on the way, and they may not be welcome ones…
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