Melman on Gold & Silver
May 1999 by Leonard MelmanFor gold advocates, the theme this past month could have been Life should be beautiful! After all, just consider some of the events of the past month.
• Karuk Tribe at it again
• Republicans drop mining provision from budget bill
• Idaho miners agree to stricter bonding requirements
• Comments needed for Oregon turbidity review
About a half-hour after everything got underway, James came back to Harley, whispering, “Harley, you’re not going to believe this, but I just detected a vein with gold, lots of gold...I mean lots of gold. You’ve got to come and see this.”
A few quick calculations show that approximately 11 tons of gold are lost each year just in the manufacture of new cell phones.
A mining right is a powerful and not commonly understood concept that is all too often watered down by agency regulatory interference...
One area receiving huge attention is the promised ascension of free market concepts associated with Trump versus the government-dominated Keynesian ideas previously advocated by both President Obama and Hillary Clinton.
The Lucky Friday is already one of North America’s deepest hard-rock mines. Now, the 62-year-old mine is about to get much deeper.
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