Mergers Continue at Record Pace
October 2006 by StaffMergers and acquisitions continue at a record pace in 2006 as companies attempt to replace dwindling reserves. Mining companies find that it is more expedient to purchase additional reserves by acquisition than to spend time and money for exploration and startup, even more so when their stock prices are much higher as compared to recent years.
Most of the world's ore deposits have been found by prospectors, not by geologists nor mining engineers. This article has been prepared with this fact in mind.
It was "standing room only" as a crowd of approximately 50 interested miners attended a meeting hosted by the Powers Ranger District and Forest Service personnel from the Siskiyou National Forest.
One of the most unique mining stories to derive from the days of the Spanish conquest of the Southwest is the legendary story of the Sierra Azul, or “Blue Mountain” of Arizona. The first reports of what some historians maintain is nothing more than mere myth, came in the middle of the seventeenth century, and it survived as a frontier tradition into the nineteenth century.
On October 30, 2001, a final rule and a proposed rule were published in the Federal Register by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Department of Interior (DOI) for 43 CFR 3809. It appears that many of the letters...
In terms of gold and silver, if this mountain of unbacked debt, now reaching several trillions of dollars, Euros, Yen or other currencies begins to truly collapse into an inflationary spiral, we will witness the onset of the mother of all precious metals bull markets.
Representative Jim Gibbons (R-Nevada) said he believes now is the time to address reform of mining law during a recent interview at the Northwest Mining Association (NWMA) convention in Spokane.
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