Lawsuit to Challenge New Forest Service Regulations
August 2004 by StaffThe Forest Service has been busy lately, promulgating rules and regulations that will negatively impact small miners and prospectors. Public Lands for the People (PLP) is taking action to put a stop to it.
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• California piles on the taxes
• Cap and trade passes House
• EPA to address bonding
• Clean Water Restoration Act
Fine Gold Panning Without Using Mercury
The technique I will describe is a much safer alternative and it works. It’s a fine-gold panning technique that eliminates the need for mercury amalgamation of most placer samples.
California State and US National Gold Panning Championships
This was two days of gold panning, with just over 250 gold panners trying to win a medal to show they were one of the best of the best.
Rio Employees Face Trade Secrets, Bribery Charges
China has formally arrested four employees of Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Ltd. on charges of infringing trade secrets and bribery...
Sulfides and Intergrain Gold Wire Nuggets
...these nuggets have not traveled far from the lode because the golden wire lattices would have been torn apart or flattened during weathering of rock and deposition by violent stream action.
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