In Pursuit of Gold and Silver in the Sierra Madres—Establishing a Mining Company in Mexico
February 2007 by Mike LowenMy wife Ann and I moved three years ago to the Pueblo of Arivechi, Sonora, in order to be near the mining concessions we owned and to build a precious metals concentrating mill.
Picking the right spot to placer has to do with years of experience, and a little luck. The textbooks can tell you where it should be, but sometimes the rules just don’t seem to apply.
There are some miners who are under the impression that an organized Mining District will immediately get the regulatory agencies off their backs so they can start digging or dredging again.
• Hotline turns up the heat
• Mad Men arrested for living up to their name
Science has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.
• Drug smuggling tunnels filled with environmental delays and red tape
• Did we make the list?
• A whopper of an error
Elections in the Republic of Congo may bring a mining boom to a country that has been ravaged by wars and corruption.
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