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.
Some fellow in Texas was selling a Spanish needle—a dousing device used to recover minerals in the old days. Do you know anything about these?
Q: How do we get Congress to make up for some of their blunders and do something productive for a change, such as releasing those withdrawn WSAs?
After many decades of closures, land-use restrictions, and over-regulation, miners and all other public land users may finally see some real relief due to the efforts of MMAC.
In twin blows to environmentalists, a Senate panel decided June 22nd to cut a high-profile proposal by President Clinton for buying park land and to limit an effort to restrict waste dumping at some hard-rock mines.
The Nevada Historical Society's
"This Was Nevada" Series
The Bawl Mill • The Plumas Eureka District • California State Gold Panning Championships • The Yukon-Klonkide Goldfields—Part II • Foreign Investment Hits More Roadblocks • The Treasure Detective—Part IV The Story of Goldstone Nuggets • Another Uranium Boom in the West • Court: Kennecott Eagle Minerals Application Complete • Remote Mining Camps of Yuma County • The Robin Redbreast Lode • Final Buckhorn Mountain Study Released • Melman on Gold & Silver