IMF Reconsidering Gold Sales to Finance Debt
September 1999 by Associated PressThe International Monetary Fund is reconsidering selling some of its gold reserves to help finance a Western debt-relief plan for some of the world's most debt-burdened countries, a top IMF official said.
Blast from the Past: Jeff Casserly Tells His Own Story
I have been finding nuggets all my life, beginning in Sierra County 50 years ago, and believe me they don’t pop up out of the ground like mushrooms when they see me coming and say, “Here I am and take me home.”
High Court Reverses Nevada Mining Decision
The Nevada Supreme Court ruling last April in a Newmont Mining Corp. gold mine case was erased by a high court panel.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Gold Belts of Georgia
There are a number of "gold belts" and portions of belts, which cut north-eastwardly across the Piedmont and Blue Ridge provinces of Georgia. The most prominent is the Dahlonega Belt, which extends from Alabama to North Carolina.
Melman on Gold & Silver
What a difference a year makes. It makes one wonder if we still live on the same planet!
When I dropped the boulder into my son’s hand everyone spoke a single word in unison, “Wow!”
Company to Sue Over Stymied Gold Mine
A Colorado company that saw its plans for a big Montana gold mine derailed by a 1998 voter initiative says it will sue the state for hundreds of millions of dollars, to cover loss of the project.
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