October 1999 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
We spent the winter and spring months obtaining all of the prospecting and camping gear that would be needed to sustain the five of us for 14 days on the river.
Buoyed by higher copper prices, Chino Mines is reopening its ore concentrator and hiring workers.
Further demonstrating the importance of seeking professional assistance and advice are the tax rules governing the expenses of a mining company. The tax treatment of mine exploration and mine development costs is confusing, complex and often overlooked or ignored—except by the ever-vigilant Internal Revenue Service.
I began detecting at the bottom of the gully and started making my way upstream. About mid-way there was a nice, flat stretch for about ten feet.
Because of multiple take-out points along a ditch line, the ditches themselves become a wealth of knowledge to us present-day miners.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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