September 2002 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
- “Pensions before Honesty. Great slogan.”
- An untimely death…
Selected excerpt from USDA Forest Service Technical Report:
Anatomy of a Mine from Prospect to Production
Charles “Doc” Livingston was born September 28, 1920, in Veve, Indiana. At the ripe old age of 13, he moved to a bustling mining town called Iowa Hill, in Placer County, California. For the next 64 years he worked in, around, or out of the historic mining town.
The operation and techniques employed are highly successful in producing free gold with minimal work involved while maintaining an environment protection process through the use of recycled water and a settling pond.
Q: What can be done with scheelite? Why does the ICMJ never list tungsten in the metals prices?
One of my favorite sayings has always been, “Do as I say, not as I do.” Perhaps that old adage could be applied to Alan Greenspan and the actions of the Federal Reserve of late. They are telling us that the economy is not in bad shape; that we are not in or headed to recession and that new strength is just around the bend. They are acting as if there is a looming catastrophe.
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