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.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his government has decided to review and possibly cancel all mining concessions, and stop issuing new ones to foreign companies.
This past summer, a two-week adventure in Alaska and other gold prospecting trips turned out to be some of my greatest life experiences.
For hundreds, even thousands of years, gold has brought forth the worst as well as the best in the cultures of the world. It has pitted country against country, man against man, and brother against brother. There are countless tales...
For more than 40 years, iron ore prices have been decided by private negotiations conducted between the largest of the iron miners and the largest steel producers. These two sides dominate both the spot and contract iron ore markets.
One hundred and seven years ago the world’s first electric-powered bucket line dredge started to work in Montana. This summer, Montana likely saw its first solar-powered Denver Gold Saver put to work.
A federal judge convicted Oregon miner Clifford Tracy of illegal mining while digging for gold on US Forest Service land.
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