Michigan DEQ Approves Upper Peninsula Mine
January 2008 by John FlesherThe Michigan Department of Environmental Quality approved permits allowing Kennecott Minerals, a subsidiary of Rio Tinto, to operate a nickel and copper mine in the Upper Peninsula.
- Comments needed regarding proposed NEPA improvements
- Efforts underway to fix the ESA
How can a miner or prospector take advantage of these speedy financing options while avoiding the risks associated with borrowing from so-called “shadow banks?”
…some miners are doing exceptionally well… with a few obtaining amounts estimated in the millions of dollars.
Most everyone has heard the term “gold is where you find it’” and probably have read how James Marshall, in 1848, while inspecting the mill-race ditch that had been dug to supply water for the saws at the sawmill that he was building for John Sutter, ended up finding the first pieces of gold within the ditch along the South Fork of the American River...
In our May 2014 issue, we incorrectly identified the woman who recovered numerous small nuggets...
No single factor has been as important in the control of inflationary pressures over the past few years as the decline in commodity prices. As long as the cost of raw materials was declining, industry was able to produce goods with minimal increases in price.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Journal Welcomes Chris Ralph as Associate Editor • The Bawl Mill • Global Hunter • New Study of the Formation of Nuggets—Part II • Let’s Go Crevicing for Gold • Mining Restrictions Lifted in Southwest Alaska • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre: The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Conclusion • 2007 Annual Photo Contest Winners • Exploring La Trinidad Mine • There’s Still Gold In Oregon’s Umpqua River • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices