September 1999 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Vertical aerial photographs, a form of remote sensing, are invaluable in the search for mineral deposits, and have been used for 60 years for that purpose.
Guest Editorial: U.S. Government—Like Nobody's Business
by William Perry Pendley, President & Chief legal Officer
Mountain States legal Foundation
Montana Candidate Sees Natural Resources as Path to Recovery
The key to returning Montana’s economy to its glory days is to remove the laws that prevent development of the state’s natural resources, says Thomas Keating, the only Republican who has declared himself a candidate for governor.
Ask the Experts
NOI or POO for small backhoe
Finding Gold With A Simple Sluice Box
…the sluice is a normal first step up from a gold pan for many prospectors. They are simple to use, easily portable, can capture a lot of gold, and can process gravel 10 to 20 times faster than a person can pan…
What To Do With All That Gold?
I can tell you that a lot of driving and digging hours went into getting that gold. I wish I had something to show for it. I told myself I would never do that again.
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