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Melman Reports From PDAC—News About India, China, and a Potential Shortage of Nickel

PDAC’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.

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The Tangential Impulse Water Wheel in California Gold Mining History—Part II


Even before Pelton relocated in San Francisco in 1888, many other competitive foundries and machine shops chose to enter the water wheel market. These firms were already busy with the mining trade, producing hoists, stamp mills, ore carts, Cornish pumps, crushers, grinders, compressors and drills.

The Winning Hand


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