Legislative and Regulatory Update
December 2006 by Scott Harn• Election fallout
• Bad news in Bolivia
• Washington State copies California's wayward regulations
For gold advocates, the theme this past month could have been Life should be beautiful! After all, just consider some of the events of the past month.
Pending legislation requiring the government to mint a $20 coin with palladium mined domestically would put Montana front and center.
Opinions among experts in the energy business concerning present day oil shale development vary widely. Some think that more stringent energy conservation measures would make large-scale development of lamosite resources...
Knowing how and when to deduct the cost and expenses of the vehicles used in the prospecting or mining operation can have significant tax implications.
The Bawl Mill • Researching and Staking Mining Claims • The Goodnews Bay Platinum Fields • Special Rock • The Business of Mining: Cars, Trucks and Tax Deductions • The Kern River Gold Rush • Finding Gold in Mokelumne River Canyon • Important Court Cases • Smugglers Causing Problems in South Africa • Market Spotlight: Platinum in Demand • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices • Looking Back