Mining Deaths Drop to New Low in 2001
February 2002 by Associated PressFatal injuries at mines in the United States declined last year to a historic new low, according to preliminary data released January 3, 2002, by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
...even the best prospectors have times when they do not find gold. It is all about taking chances against tough odds and succeeding.
The Forest Service has been busy lately, promulgating rules and regulations that will negatively impact small miners and prospectors. Public Lands for the People (PLP) is taking action to put a stop to it.
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A new preventative maintenance program utilizing environmentally friendly Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors (VCIs) is becoming a reality in major mining operations today.
The year 2004 feels much like the fabled month of March, entering like a lion, remaining stormy for much of the time, but exiting like a lamb. It is almost eerie how there has been a reduction of tension throughout the investment communities, both conventional and precious metals, in the past few weeks.
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