July 2008 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
A federal judge convicted Oregon miner Clifford Tracy of illegal mining while digging for gold on US Forest Service land.
Manderfield’s ruling opens the way for Kennecott Eagle to begin blasting. The company has declined to say when it will start. A spokeswoman said drilling would begin “in the coming weeks".
A proposal to toughen mine regulation in Montana was tabled by a state board while a block away, Governor Brian Schweitzer met with mining executives to get their comments on the rule and hear about the mining industry.
David N. Skillings, Jr
The Royal Canadian Mint will soon unveil a gold coin worth one million Canadian dollars ($850,000 US).
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