Legislative and Regulatory Update
August 2009 by Scott Harn• California piles on the taxes
• Cap and trade passes House
• EPA to address bonding
• Clean Water Restoration Act
A matter of some serious concern has developed in the relationship between the prices for gold and silver and the performance of mining share averages.
Venezuela announced plans to take over the nation’s largest gold mine, operated by Canada’s Crystallex International Corp., as President Hugo Chavez gradually brings mining operations under state control.
In recent years there has been something of a new form of tourism growing in Alaska. Several historically productive gold mines have created facilities to bring in prospectors and tourists to see and experience the remote gold...
Winnemucca has something almost every other place in Nevada wishes it had: jobs and relative prosperity.
Two miners were killed in an accident partly because someone wedged a broom handle against a reset button to bypass an alarm that would have shut down the system, federal safety investigators said.
• A breath of fresh air?
• Ay Carumba!
• Principal pours it on a little too thick...
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