"I Got Dusted"
October 2008 by Jim StraightOut of the blue Archie mentioned, "I was dusted." My dad misunderstood and thought Archie had developed silicosis, then known and feared as "miners lung."
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The Legislative Update and Company Notes columns were pulled this issue to make room for this important, breaking news.
The entire petroleum complex has once again taken center stage in the world’s financial markets as prices for crude surged to near all-time highs at $55 per barrel and associated products such as heating oil and unleaded gasoline (see chart analysis below) soared through previous peaks. What made these new rallies so remarkable...
The lights are on again in the Sunshine silver mine as a New Orleans company investigates whether it is profitable to buy the operation.
Over one hundred years ago, gold mining in California saw a radically new method tried out in the major rivers of the Central Valley. Large gold dredges floated lazily but noisily on the waters, bringing up the rich gravel from deep below. With none of today’s environmental restrictions on such methods, the landscape was reworked into a maze of patterns along the rivers.
The Bawl Mill • Dredging at Real Del Castillo, Baja • Finding Paystreak Gold With A Metal Detector • General Metals Continues Toward Production • Cedar Rim Opal—Discovery of a Giant Opal Field • The Trail of ‘98 • Newmont Steps Up For Laid Off Workers • Benton’s Rich Silver • Gold Trader, Employee Charged with Wife’s Killing • Is There A Gold Shortage? • Wyoming Governor Pushes for Uranium Study Release • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • California State Open and US National Gold Panning Championships