Legislative and Regulatory Update
February 2010 by Scott Harn• California dredging update
• On a related issue, SB 233
• EPA and greenhouse gases
Two weeks of sometimes-heated testimony have ended in a case that pits Cyprus Amax Minerals against opponents who want to prevent the company from mining ore from a central Colorado mountain.
At the start of the 20th century, copper was king in Arizona, with one of every four workers employed in the mining trade. On the brink of a new millennium, however, the industry is no longer the cornerstone of the state's so-called "Five Cs" economy—copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate.
Tony Kelly and Ken Laster have dredged for gold in the Motherlode area for a number of years, and they decided to team up in 2004 and work together with Ken’s new 4-inch dredge.
• California suction dredging regulations
• Draft Coho recovery plan for Southern Oregon, Northern California
The gold was very chunky and much of it had quartz attached. Even back then I knew that the gold was very close to its source.
Few countries in the world can claim as lengthy a mining legacy as the Cornish of southwest England. Cornwall, a county situated at the farthest tip of the country at the edge of the Atlantic ocean, has been mined for tin deposits since the Bronze Age, 2100-1500 BC.
The Bawl Mill • Mining Reform and Congress • Placer Mining in Canada's Yukon Territory • California's Rich Pocket Mines • The Significance of Boulders in Placer Deposits • Oregon Suction Gold Dredgers Score Big Win • Michigan Approves Nickel, Copper Mine • Desert Drywashing • The History of Gold Mining in Sierra County • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
Melman on Gold & Silver