Legislative and Regulatory Update
September 2009 by Scott Harn• Roadless Rule revisited
• Kensington finally gets stamp of approval
• Interior places restrictions on mining claims near Grand Canyon
The signs of copper, which the prospector most commonly sees in the field in outcrops and on the surface, are secondary minerals caused by the action of air and water on the original copper-bearing sulfides that were deposited deep...
Manderfield’s ruling opens the way for Kennecott Eagle to begin blasting. The company has declined to say when it will start. A spokeswoman said drilling would begin “in the coming weeks".
As a dedicated dredger, this was to be a totally different experience. Finding gold without using water seemed almost impossible.
Because the old timers were so good at locating the better paying deposits—most of them along clay seams in this particular area—it makes good sense to try and locate these clay lines at old mining sites.
Q: What classes should one take if planning on majoring in mining engineering or geology?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Drive Under Way to Restore the Rights of Suction Dredgers • Abbey Confirmed As BLM Director • Gifts of Gold for University of Zimbabwe • Flood Stage—The Key to Reading a River • Noted Geologist Murdered in Kenya • South Yuba River Recreational Area • Rio Employees Face Trade Secrets, Bribery Charges • Pocket Mining Potential in Nevada's East Humboldt Range • Company Finds Gold in Wyoming’s Rattlesnake Hills • The Economic Impact of Suction Dredging in California • Bucket Line Dredges • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices