MCS Index Shows Decrease in Mining Costs
April 1999 by StaffThe latest Mining Cost Service (MCS) Cost indexes, released on February 26 by Western Mine Engineering, Inc., display a hint of a silver lining in the cloud hanging over the U.S. Mining Industry.
• Battle continues in the "Golden State"
• California Water Board needs your comments
• Reopening closed areas
I frequently get asked, "What should I look for when I am out prospecting that will tell me there are good amounts of gold present in the ground?"
A 56-pound (25-kilogram) nugget belonging to an Australian prospector is 80 percent to 90 percent high-purity gold, University of Southern California scientists confirmed recently.
At the peak of construction later this year, the mine will generate more than 6,000 direct and indirect jobs across the state with annual wages totaling more than $200 million...
...how many of us have knowingly found or bought a meteorite—a small to large mass of stone or metal; a meteor that has survived not only a space voyage of millions of years, but also the impact of striking the earth?
One of the most surprising jolts of the past month came with the decision of the Supreme Court upholding the legality of what has come to be known as “ObamaCare.”
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