Ivanhoe Partners With Rio Tinto
November 2006 by Scott HarnIvanhoe Mines announced that Rio Tinto will invest $1.5 billion to engineer, construct and operate Ivanhoe’s Oyu-Tolgoi copper and gold project in the South Gobi region of Mongolia.
The early day miners feared it, and it happened a lot more often than they would have liked: the easily worked rich surface ores they discovered gave way as they mined downward to a vein full of sulfides, base metals and other nasty, rebellious and...
Residents believe doré bars landed in a snow-covered area as far as sixteen miles from the airport and some said they will be searching the area after the official recovery
The hope was that a bit of the gold from that famous old pocket mine had worked its way down the slope of the hill and into the gravels Pat and his crew were planning to mine.
The case of Howe vs. Bank of International Settlements et al.—I like to call it Howe vs. All the Money in the World—was roughed up a little but survived its first day of hearing in federal court in Boston.
In its typical ham-handed approach to limiting government power, Congress specified that “critical habitat shall not include the entire geographical area which can be occupied by the threatened or endangered species”...
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