Interview with Congressman Gibbons on Mining Law Reform
January 2005 by StaffRepresentative Jim Gibbons (R-Nevada) said he believes now is the time to address reform of mining law during a recent interview at the Northwest Mining Association (NWMA) convention in Spokane.
Many of the calls and letters I have received from our readers lately have expressed frustration and outright anger at the Clinton Administration.
There are three basic power sources for rock drills—electricity, gasoline and compressed air. Before we go into big pneumatic drills, we’ll start with a quick rundown of each.
• Extremist groups are at it again
• Trump-era actions on endangered species being reviewed again.
Q: In the article by David Knowlen, “There’s Still Gold in the Umpqua River,” January 2008, the author stated that “most conventional dredges with normal angles of sluice setup do not retain this gold.”...
We are quite pleased to report there are some courageous miners who have taken the time to learn their rights and have gone back to dredging while knowing they could be unlawfully harassed at any time by law enforcement…
This time we took the detectors. Roger had worked that spot very well and wanted to see if my new detector would uncover any gold he might have missed.
We will be bringing the first of several bills that were requested by Congress during a previous MMAC trip and presenting maps depicting all the MMAC-assisted Mining Districts.
The Bawl Mill • Convention Report • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold Part II—Pocket Hunting for Residual Placers • Gold Canyon Resources Targets Gallium • Tucson Mountain Chaos • Picks & Pans: Auburn Ravine Gold • Suit Filed to Stop Mining in Northern California • Niobium and Tantalum • The Iola Mine Group, Montgomery County, North Carolina • Effectively Using a Detector and Drywasher for Placer Gold • Mining Companies Use Conservative Valuations • Company Notes • Accident at Robinson Mine Leaves Two Dead • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices