Legislative and Regulatory Update
December 2006 by Scott Harn• Election fallout
• Bad news in Bolivia
Once all the numbers from all the samples and water tests are compiled, a snapshot of the performance of each tank in the process circuit can be seen side-by-side.
The Forest Service supervisor in charge of national forests in Nevada abruptly announced her resignation November 8, citing an atmosphere of "hostility and distrust" toward federal employees in the state.
The solo prospector in his canvas field clothes and skin-thick skiff is still king of the rain forest in southeastern Alaska. Even with all the highly trained field people and their helicopters, it is he who ventures forth across ocean water and in the bush to search for new wealth hidden beneath the green carpet of the vast Tongass Forest.
This was a trail for a mountain goat. It was wide enough for a person to travel, clear enough except for lots of broken shale, but steep, really steep. I was beginning to question my sanity as the eight of us dropped almost 1,200 feet down the mountainside in order to locate La Trinidad Mine. Just as it seemed we might have missed it, there it was in all its glory.
When I was recently in West Africa, I got to see and play with my first, phony, Chinese knock-off metal detector.
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