Investors Take a Shine to Platinum, Palladium
May 2010 by Associated PressMove over gold and make way for platinum and palladium. Investors are taking a shine to these lesser-known precious metals as their prices rise.
By the time you read this, the onrushing, unavoidable object which was once a little speck on the distant horizon will have grown into a modest-size attention-getter.
The final environmental review for a proposed mine beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness appears, after 14 years, to favor allowing the hotly disputed mine to proceed.
After months of war news, rising unemployment, declining economic activity and heightened world tensions, the news background took a decided turn for the better last month—at least on the surface. The war in Iraq has died down to only an occasional moderate outburst. Tensions between Israel and its Palestinian neighbors appear to be on the decline. New unemployment claims have fallen and...
• Forest Service proposes further changes to mining regs
• Preble’s mouse resurrected
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
This was no ordinary nugget. It had not traveled very far from its nearby source, and that did mean a lot, as we were searching for the source of several such nuggets found during a gold rush that occurred in 1859.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Ask The Experts: How to handle gold in cyanide; how to sample a platinum deposit • Prospecting for Hardrock Gold - "Eureka!" (Part III) • Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part II • American Manganese • Detecting for Gold in Australia • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices