Labor Dept. Approves Aid to Laid-off Nevada Miners
September 1999 by Associated PressThe U.S. Labor Department approved special retraining and job-search assistance for more than 400 mine workers recently laid off at the BHP Copper Mine near Ely.
Last year was an extreme roller coaster ride for the economy, mining companies, and precious metal prices, and 2009 looks like it’s shaping up to be another wild ride.
• Greenpeace goes down with the ship...
• Airing your dirty laundry...
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• Washington State copies California's wayward regulations
• Sheriff's Office offered a Valentine's Day "special" for exes
• Applellate judge is bringing down the house
• Increase in claim fees
• Impact of recent elections
• Current suction gold dredging status in California
• Parks in Southern California
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