Legislative and Regulatory Update
October 2009 by Scott Harn• Interior considers huge withdrawal in Arizona
• Travel Management Plans
• Roadless Rule has nine lives
An exploration project at the Troy Mine Complex in northwest Montana could extend the projected six or seven year life of the mine by another 5 to 10 years, officials with Revett Minerals say.
Since this position was the least desirable due to the hard physical labor, the bucking room was used as punishment. Do you have a mediocre worker? Bad attitude? Off to the bucking room!
The past year was an extremely busy one here at ICMJ’s Prospecting and Mining Journal.
My first personal experience with placer diamonds was on a gold prospecting trip in Indiana about 8 years ago, when a fellow prospector was cleaning his gold concentrates.
During the mid-1800s until about 1920, the settlers of the West tended to be quite optimistic, but in reality they flew with a wing and a prayer.
A recent weekend trip found us leaving the Grass Valley, California area to meet up with some friends in Downieville.
• Mountain Province Mining Inc.
• Shoreham Resources Ltd.
• Gemcom Software International
• Rio Tinto
The Bawl Mill • PLP Files Lawsuit to Lift Ban on Suction Dredging • Bigger Is Not Always Better • Gold in the Rattlesnake Hills • The Tonopah Gold and Silver District • Possible Discovery Sparks New Klondike Gold Rush • Oregon Miner Challenges Forest Service’s Authority to Regulate Mining • Dredging Alternative: High Banking • The Fence • California State Gold Panning Championships • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Melman on Gold & Silver