Melman on Gold & Silver
November 2006 by Leonard MelmanThe Bush Administration couldn’t seem to avoid pitfalls as the all-important fall elections approached and the latest scandal involving sexually explicit messages between (former) Congressman Foley and a congressional page could not have come at a worse time for the President’s party.
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Chad, Bangladesh, Peru, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan are the latest in a long list of countries that have become unfavorable toward foreign-owned mining companies.
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The Directory of Active Mines in Arizona-1999, just released by the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources, reflects the strength and diversity of the Arizona mining industry.
In 1893, Jerry McAuliffe led a team of prospectors east of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia and found the famed Kanowna goldfield. On their first day on the field, they picked up a total of more than 300 ounces of gold nuggets from the ground. As the rush began to increase in momentum, other prospectors found patches of nuggets simply lying on the ground near rich outcroppings of reef. In very quick time, hard rock miners were tearing into the rich reef lines...
• Beyond the call of duty
• May the best spouse win
• Dishonorable discharge
Only the famous Kennecott copper mine was able to continue operating through the Depression owing to the exceptional richness of its ore.
The Bawl Mill • International Wayside Resurrects Gold Rush in British Columbia • Prospecting in Northern Sierra County, California • Government Says New Mine Will Benefit Bears • RS 2477 Fact vs. Fiction • The Nome Goldfields • Basic Sniping: Prospecting With a Pan & Simple Hand Tools • Over the Divide • Trio Accused of Stealing $1.7 Million in Gold • Ivanhoe Partners With Rio Tinto • The Business of Mining: Swap, Trade, or Exchange • Wyoming Expects Profits from Uranium • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices