June 2003 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
America’s reliance on foreign imports for minerals and metals continues at an alarming rate. The US Geological Survey reported that the US imported $132 billion in nonfuel minerals and metals in 2006.
Knowing how and when to deduct the cost and expenses of the vehicles used in the prospecting or mining operation can have significant tax implications.
• Environmental groups push for more ESA listings
• Proposed grant program to recruit mining engineering students
Why, if America’s economic performance is advancing steadily…are two especially sensitive and widely-used commodities performing so poorly?
• State officials rip EPA plan for Coeur d'Alene Basin
• Judge keeps parts of suit over cyanide ban alive
• Change in arsenic standard will be felt in rural areas
In this proposed rule, BLM is seeking to amend regulations to respond to a recent law that continues to require claimants to pay location and maintenance fees on unpatented mining claims or sites and to provide annual maintenance fee waivers to small miners until September 30, 2001.
The Bawl Mill • City Gives Blessing to Pogo Mine • Underground at Yankee Jim's • Dry Placers in Southern Baja • A Gold Detector Sitting in a Closet Only Finds Dust—More Detector Tips • Gold in Tennessee • Old Stock Certificates—Treasures or Trash? • Payette Forest Sides With Mining Company • Using Mineral Deposit Models • Miners Still Waiting for Bonding Recommendations from DOI • The Old Mine Dump • A Practical Approach to Dowsing • Feds Release Opinion on Planned Mine Under Montana Wilderness • The Lengendary Lost Gold of the Headless Valley • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices