Melman on Gold & Silver
February 2001 by Leonard MelmanSeldom, if ever, have we witnessed as much financial upheaval or as rapid a change in sentiment as we saw in the first two trading days of the year...
“When Irish Eyes Are Smiling” is the title to one of the world’s most famous songs, but it might also take on new meaning if a junior mining company succeeds in bringing its plans to fruition.
Sampling other people's stockpiles or dumps has some inherent risks that sampling undisturbed ground does not have.
Here's the kicker—for every lost flake there was a five minute penalty added to the time. Lost gold generally meant you didn't make it past the preliminaries.
• Idaho EPA may pare back agressive water stance
• House panel recommends changing federal mineral royalty
• Gold mining company raises funds to fight initiative
• Comment period extended
The Province of British Columbia, one of mining’s most active venues, has just issued a clear warning call to all miners that regulatory changes are on the way, and they may not be welcome ones…
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