Melman on Gold & Silver
September 2010 by Leonard MelmanFrom the mining community’s point of view, it is important to stop the parade of complex laws and regulations that continue to interfere with huge segments of the economy. This gives the upcoming election even greater importance directly relating to our precious and base metals mining industries.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Maine forms the northeast corner of the United States, with an area of over 55,000 square miles. Its population is about 1.2 million, with the forested interior being largely unpopulated. The northeast end of the Appalachian Trail is at Mt. Katahdin, which...
Following the hundreds of delivery complaints we received regarding our January 2006 issue, the US Postal Service made a few suggestions to help stem the tide of late deliveries.
This project began in early August 2002, when approximately 12 major project forwarders were invited to bid on moving a Bucyrus Model 2570W Walking Dragline from the US to Australia.
Joe Williams needs six trips with his faithful wheelbarrow to haul his "back-pack" dredge and camping supplies down into the South Yuba River canyon at the start of each dredging season. The nearest spot to leave his vehicle lies about four miles and, during the hot summers, a canteen of water away. Still, he's been doing it for about fifteen seasons since the 1970s.
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Hardrock Mining Accidents Claim Four Lives • Prospecting Old Tertiary Channels • The Jenkins Mine Project Pt II: Terrain and Map Study • Search Called Off for Missing Treasure Hunters • Glacial Gold in the Midwest • Hardrock Prospecting in El Dorado County, California • Gold & Silver of the Comstock Lode • Forest Service Pays Miners $245K for Unlawful Destruction of Mine