Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part IV
November 2007 by Bill RichThe lands that lie within the Arizona section of the Kingman Quadrangle are by far the most populated. Kingman and Bullhead City are the largest towns in the area, having a combined population of about 58,000 people.
Bucket Line Dredges
For many years, mechanical mining in waterways was seen as an impossibility by miners, especially in the Western US. The few dredges that had been tried at various locations were generally built on designs similar to those that had been used in harbor excavation work, but it was found that they were...
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The Superbowl Nugget
My next strategy was to walk anywhere and everywhere that I had been inside this home and garage. I looked on the floor, in the bathroom, I checked the bathroom trash can, and I even pulled the shower curtain back and looked in the bathtub.
Gold Rush in the Congo—Part II
We needed something to cook on, so we brought most of our kitchen with us including our full-size oven, which was pretty funny to see in the middle of a rainforest. Food was always a concern, but fortunately for us...
Oregon Dredge Permit Litigation Update
In other words, just like those that move next to an airport and then complain about the noise, Mr. Riskedahl deliberately went out of his way to “witness and document the effects of suction dredge mining,” and when he found some, he was annoyed by it!
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Suction dredging update for California
• The anti-mining Congress
Silver Mining Returning to Texas
Today, a Canadian company is reviving the mine to take advantage of silver prices that have tripled since 2009, giving the few dozen residents still living in the area more action than they’ve seen in decades.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • Prairie Creek Project Approaches Final Hurdle • A Golden Dream Come True • Dawson City and the World Gold Panning Championships • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre: The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Part II • The Business of Mining—The Benefits of an S Corporation • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • The Risks of Mining Overseas
Legislative and Regulatory Update AB 1032—Where Do We Go From Here?