Mining Companies Competing for Labor
November 2005 by Associated PressBrian Barclay makes a 275-mile commute across Colorado every week to work near this dusty little town, drawn by a natural gas boom that has added trucks, cranes and hundreds of people to the rocky landscape.
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The State of California is seeking dismissal of the federal lawsuit filed by Public Lands for the People (PLP) on grounds that they are immune from such lawsuits under the 11th Amendment to the US Constitution. However, there is plenty of prior case precedence suggesting that state officials and agencies are open to such lawsuits when they assume responsibility for regulatory authority from the federal government.
Have you ever waded through your pile of Mining Journals looking for a particular article? The annual index, published each December is a great help, but I have a better idea.
Drill holes in a mineralized vein often penetrate hidden layers of poor ore which, after blasting, end up diluting the production quality. Disseminated gold ores carrying two ounces per ton may be identical in appearance to adjacent vein material...
After washing the top sixty to ninety feet of gravel, the old- timers hit the bedrock. The bedrock paid one-eighth to one-half of an ounce to the square foot…
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Probably the best friend known to the Alaskan nugget shooter is the bulldozer. The bulldozer can open up a lot of opportunity for the metal detecting prospector. Along creeks and valleys where bulldozers have torn up overburden and exposed the...
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