Melman on Gold & Silver
December 2003 by Leonard Melman“Scandals, scandals, everywhere, and not an end in sight!” might be the tag line of a musical depicting the financial markets as they near the end of a particularly tumultuous year. First we had the massive accounting scandals associated with the Enron collapse. This was followed by the corporate scandals where inaccurate and misleading research of one sort or another made headlines. But none of those compare in possible scope to the mutual fund scandals...
Nevada’s attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle...
Narrowing down a closure date will allow you to check the commodity price during that time and possibly confirm that a low price, rather than a lack of ore, was the driving force that closed the operation.
The holes were overloaded with explosives, but I didn’t know it. I was just a green mining engineer fresh out of school and told to watch as the experienced miners set the charge.
Environmental groups have sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its refusal to designate critical habitat for seven rare species, five in California and two in Alaska.
Ten heavily armed men hijacked a plane November 5th, making off with 660 lbs of gold worth an estimated $2.3 million...
At an altitude of over 4,000 feet, in the mountainous terrain of eastern San Diego County, lies the once productive Julian Mining District. Beginning with placer prospecting in 1869, this area moved rapidly into underground quartz or vein mining for gold.
The Bawl Mill • Searching for Placer Diamonds • Lawsuit on Alleged Market Manipulation Continues • Texas "Hill Country" Gold • A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part IV • Picks & Pans: Detecting in Northern Nevada • Miners Welcome Comments by Alaska Official • Company Notes • Spectacular Specimens Found in Northern Nevada • New Life for the Suction Nozzle • Oil Seeps in Arizona • Looking Back • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices