April 2004 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Our initial thought is simply this: why create these artificial currencies, unbacked by any material wealth, when the two items that worked so well century after century—namely gold and silver—are still fully available?
...as a holder of contrarian points of view, I am somewhat delighted to see the recent enormous surge in published negative commentaries regarding gold's future.
Q: What classes should one take if planning on majoring in mining engineering or geology?
When my “anonymous” friend told me the rock tub was probably a hundred miles from where he safely stashed it, I decided to build another sled and improve on my old design.
Buoyed by higher copper prices, Chino Mines is reopening its ore concentrator and hiring workers.
New regulations have given the enforcement arm of the WDFW official “police” status, with the authority to issue citations, pursue warrants, make arrests and confiscate items.
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