Melman Reports From PDAC—News About India, China, and a Potential Shortage of Nickel
April 2004 by Leonard MelmanPDAC’s (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada) annual convention held each spring in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is generally regarded as the largest and most impressive annual gathering of the mining industry in the world.
The large nugget just sat there and would not budge, mocking me as if to say, “I have been here for 3,000 years and I am not leaving.”
I had a chance to visit the operation in person and talk with Neal. I was very impressed and I think our readers could learn a lot about building up a commercial placer operation from scratch…
Environmental groups last year urged Montana regulators to impose the bad actor designation, and now are seeking to intervene in the case.
Although the risk of a federal tax audit remains low, thanks to the Internal Revenue Service’s secret audit selection process every prospector, miner, and mining-related business owner has good reason to fear an audit, but only if they are not prepared.
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