February 2009 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
NAS Agrees to Review Superfund Science
The National Academy of Sciences has taken a step toward reviewing a proposed cleanup plan in Idaho.
Company Plans to Develop Cabinet Mountains Mine
A Spokane mining company says it plans to develop a silver and copper mine in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness Area on the Idaho-Montana border.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Frontier Pacific Mining Corp.
• Sterling Mining Company
• General Atomics
• Barrick Gold Corp.
• New Jersey Mining Company
• Timberline Resources Corp.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• ESA changes for the better
Explosives and Mining
Explosives used correctly will save you both time and money being one of the best and most productive tools you can use.
Sampling for Success—Part I
All these decisions and more depend on the richness of a claim—something that is determined by sampling. But sampling isn’t cheap, and even collecting the samples can be more difficult than it appears on the surface.
Glaciers and Placer Gold Deposits
It also happens sometimes that glaciers will bury valuable placer deposits. This occurs when the glacier goes over the top of an existing placer deposit.
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