Melman on Gold & Silver
September 2003 by Leonard MelmanAfter months of war news, rising unemployment, declining economic activity and heightened world tensions, the news background took a decided turn for the better last month—at least on the surface. The war in Iraq has died down to only an occasional moderate outburst. Tensions between Israel and its Palestinian neighbors appear to be on the decline. New unemployment claims have fallen and...
Tasers and Mining Don't Mix
First, the US Forest Service does not have any authority to enforce or administer any “claim jumping” laws, period.
Man's Best Friend
Adam’s condition had been deteriorating every step of the way. At times, I could only coax him ten or twenty feet before he laid down again. He refused to eat or drink. At this point, I realized we might not get out of the canyon by dark and might need help getting Adam out at all.
Ask the Experts
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The Bawl Mill
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Quick Thinking & Rescue Devices Save Two Lives
MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) reports that a pair of miners used oxygen-supplying self-rescue devices to save two of their co-workers who were in danger of suffocation at the Ohio Valley Coal Company's Powhatan No.6 mine near St. Clairsville, Ohio.
Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part I
Within five minutes there were nine brook trout hanging around, feeding on nymphs I was stirring up. They were having a field day, sometimes getting within inches of my mask. It was almost like they were begging for more food.
Melman on Gold & Silver
From our precious metals point of view, I would note that if the production of these metals fails to meet demand, prices will likely rise, perhaps very smartly, thereby fueling additional increments of future inflation.
The Bawl Mill • Klondike Gold • State Rivers Closed to Prospecting in Washington • A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part I • The Montezuma Quadrangle, Summit County, Colorado • Looking for Gold in British Columbia • The Reynolds (Star) Gold Mine • Picks & Pans: Sniping for Low Stream Gold • Company Notes • Why Do We Do The Things We Do? • Gallium and Germanium in Utah • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices