Mining Boom Is Back In Northern Nevada
April 2007 by Associated PressAt the Gold Quarry open-pit mine, a massive electric shovel scoops 40 tons of earth in a single bite and dumps it into a 325,000-pound truck the size of a two-story house.
It appears that market softness due to a slowing Chinese economy may already have affected precious and base metals quotes.
• Positive bill passes House
• Anti-mining bill dies in Washington State
It has been a ten-year project to make a new mine from the abandoned 100-year-old mine deep in the Sierra Madre at Dolores, Chihuahua, but the perseverance of Minefinders Corp. is soon to pay off. Once worked by the Mexicans, then...
Highway 49—the “Golden Highway”—heads northeast out of Placer County into a stretch of Nevada County that is almost as busy as it was during the Gold Rush. The neighboring towns of Grass Valley and Nevada City are still booming—a beautiful location to live in the Sierra foothills.
The best known placer gold locality in Tennessee is the Coker Creek district, in the southeastern part of the state. The district lies within Cherokee National Forest and covers Coker Creek and its tributaries on the west side of the Smoky Mountains.
The key to returning Montana’s economy to its glory days is to remove the laws that prevent development of the state’s natural resources, says Thomas Keating, the only Republican who has declared himself a candidate for governor.
We are happy to announce the vendor/exhibitor spaces for the 2016 Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit in April are completely sold out. In fact, the venue has been sold out for several months.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts—How do I remove gold from black sands? • Ask the Experts—How did the bill to address RS 2477 pan out? • Ask the Experts—How can I separate gold from carbon? • Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (P.L. 90-542, as Amended) • Platinum Placers and Nuggets • In Pursuit of Gold & Silver in the Sierra Madres—The Tejeda Mines • The Business of Mining—Family Mining Business Tax Savings • Successful Nugget Hunting • Oregon Miners Update • The Prevleator • Lease Issued For Potential Mine Near Mount St. Helens • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices