ICMJ's 13th Annual Photo Contest
January 2004 by StaffOnce again we'd like to thank the many participants in our annual photo contest. Picking our favorite ten photos is never an easy task, as there were so many great photos from which to choose.
Immediate action is needed. I would like to recommend that Homo sapiens be listed as a “threatened species” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
The holes were overloaded with explosives, but I didn’t know it. I was just a green mining engineer fresh out of school and told to watch as the experienced miners set the charge.
Q: Will my detector react to fine gold?
At long last the time of artificial quiet is over and the quadrennial political "silly season" is getting underway in earnest. The Republicans have just finished their convention in Philadelphia and (at press time) the Democrats are about to descend on LA-LA land.
Bonding regulation changes went into effect in December 2001, requiring many small miners who had been operating under a Notice of Intent to obtain bonding for their operations.
The Bawl Mill • From the Editor • Our Readers Say • Forest Occupancy Decision Stands—US Forest Service Withdraws Appeal • World Gold Council Launches New Gold Bullion Securities • Epithermal Gold-Quartz Veins • Gold in Arkansas • Picks & Pans: Winter Prospecting and "Forty Mile" Miller • Company Eyes Reopening Mine Near Troy • Company Notes • A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part V (Conclusion) • The Golden Highway—Calaveras County • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver