Legislative and Regulatory Update
May 2010 by Scott Harn• DOI backs mill sites
• Arizona goes to bat for miners
• Battles continue in California
• Climate change legislation
To paraphrase the great Sir Winston Churchill, it would appear that, “Never have so many been so happy about so much!” Investors in stocks are happy; investors in gold are happy; investors in commodities, real estate, government bonds and even airline and utility stocks are happy. Productivity is growing; inflation appears to be diminishing and...
A new preventative maintenance program utilizing environmentally friendly Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors (VCIs) is becoming a reality in major mining operations today.
Our research indicated this whole area had been claimed by Newmont mining company for several years, but when the price of gold dropped they let the claims expire, and we confirmed this with the local BLM office.
• California suction dredging
• House shows support for public land use
Metal Detecting Within the Cordillera for Gold Placers Associated With Tertiary Epithermal Ore Deposits
This is a follow-up article to “Epithermal Ore Deposits...” published in the December 2000 issue. Related tables and maps were included with the previous article. If you did not receive the December issue you can still view the previously published maps on our web site by clicking on “January 2001 Featured Article.”—Editor
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
A retired gold prospector spent hours digging up his fortune in the northern goldfields near Kambalda, Western Australia, after finding the target with his metal detector.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts: How to handle gold in cyanide; how to sample a platinum deposit • Prospecting for Hardrock Gold - "Eureka!" (Part III) • Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part II • American Manganese • Detecting for Gold in Australia • Investors Take a Shine to Platinum, Palladium • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices