Legislative and Regulatory Update
October 2009 by Scott Harn• Interior considers huge withdrawal in Arizona
• Travel Management Plans
• Roadless Rule has nine lives
Mining conferences frequently reflect specific types of information as their focus, and our publication was recently represented at two such contrasting gatherings, the Manitoba Mining and Minerals Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the Northwest Mining Association Convention in Spokane, Washington.
…there is now concrete evidence that growing numbers of investors and other concerned observers are now turning to gold as a storehouse of value in these potentially troubling times.
Detectors have been around for decades now. And with thousands of them swinging, many of the best or at least most likely nugget places have seen a swinging coil. The part that amazes me is that so many nuggets still get pulled out of these seemingly pounded places.
There is a unique anticipation that comes with waking in gold country. The long early morning rays bring warmth after a cold night. Restless nights allow thoughts of gold hidden in the ground for too long.
In 2003, I initiated field reconnaissance of an opal deposit at Cedar Rim in central Wyoming and was amazed at the size of this undocumented deposit located right in the middle of an oil and gas field...
• California suction gold dredging update
• Governor opposed to Arizona lands withdrawal
• BLM locks up lands in Nevada
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