March 2002 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
How can a miner or prospector take advantage of these speedy financing options while avoiding the risks associated with borrowing from so-called “shadow banks?”
The call of gold is a strong one and it has pulled men from every corner of the planet. That said, I guess it’s now my turn to chase far away gold.
I don’t know of any miner or prospector who really wants to sell their gold. But the income might be needed to keep the mine going, buy new equipment, take a vacation or put food on the table. Whatever the reason, where does a person start?
A recent online survey on our homepage confirmed what we expected...
Regulators gave final approval to a nickel and copper mine for the Upper Peninsula.
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