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.
Environmental groups last year urged Montana regulators to impose the bad actor designation, and now are seeking to intervene in the case.
Once again, the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources (ADMMR) is being threatened with elimination.
The International Monetary Fund is reconsidering selling some of its gold reserves to help finance a Western debt-relief plan for some of the world's most debt-burdened countries, a top IMF official said.
Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson, who lost up to $7 million in a failed diamond-mining venture in the former Zaire earlier this decade, is involved in a gold mine project in another African country.
Let’s assume you are an aspiring or amateur prospector and start this article with a question: What is the single most important piece of prospecting equipment that you should carry at all times in your car, truck or RV?
After many decades of closures, land-use restrictions, and over-regulation, miners and all other public land users may finally see some real relief due to the efforts of MMAC.
My first day using my pinpointer I detected an area where the fellas’ big guns had swooped in and cleaned up all the “big gold” and I got over sixty tiny pieces of gold.
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