Letter from the Editor to our Readers and Advertisers
January 2000 by Kenneth HarnWell, as they say, "there's a time for everything and everything has it's time"—or something like that!
As inflation fears grow, some advisers are steering their clients into precious or industrial metals as a way to add luster to portfolios.
A recent weekend trip found us leaving the Grass Valley, California area to meet up with some friends in Downieville.
• Can I get advice on a hard rock property in Calaveras County, California?
Armed officers arrested seven men near Heathrow Airport after they had overpowered staff at a warehouse holding £80 million ($236 million) in gold and cash and began loading gold into the back of a van.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Administration Considers Bypassing Congress • First Woman to Draw Mining Pension • Small Mine Selective Blasting • Mohave Mountain Placers, Arizona • High Court to Reconsider Wilderness Water Rights • Sixteen to One Takes on MSHA • Picks & Pans: Gold Mining on Joie Osgood Ranch • Gold • Company Notes • Millie's Tailings • Placer PGMs in Alaska • Mogollon—New Mexico's Remote Gold Camp • ICMJ 9th Annual Photo Contest Results • The Other Minerals of Mt. Diablo • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back