Mining Companies Use Conservative Valuations
January 2005 by Associated PressGold mining companies are being conservative in asset valuations despite recent spikes in gold prices in terms of US dollars, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
What are the steps for filing a mining claim?
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
Butte County, California—On January 29, 1978, Peter and I received permission from Joie Osgood to pan and look for gold on her property. The 3800 acre property was located about four miles northeast of Honcut, Butte County, California.
From the mid-1850s and even into the early 1900s, Northern Sierra County boomed with mining activity. This area was flooded with miners, establishing such towns as LaPorte, Gibsonville, Spanish Flat, Whisky Diggings...
The federal government decided not to add the greater sage-grouse to the list of endangered species. A listing would certainly have resulted in countless new restrictions across the Western states.
For the last two years we’ve held a hands-on prospectors training session in the Iowa Hill district of California’s Mother Lode country as a part of our Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit event. Because of this, I thought it might be good to take a look at the history, geology and opportunities that the Iowa Hill district still offers to the individual prospector.
...it is beginning to appear that we are recently witnessing a gradual buildup of background information that could lend strength to the arguments for ultimately higher gold and silver prices.
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