Mining: Doing it Right the First Time
August 2004 by Greg O'ClarayGovernor Frank Murkowski’s blueprint for a prosperous Alaska has a solid foundation of resource, energy and economic development and “doing it right the first time.” Hiring Alaskans is our number one priority because every good job also means good schools and communities for Alaska families.
PLP is also concluding its funding and review of a scientific study which names the suction dredge as the preeminent tool for reclaiming American waterways to counter atmospheric mercury impacts coming from China.
Q: I’m a fairly new dredger. I was told that the black sands contain fine gold that is tough to see and recover, so I have been saving the black sands when I do my clean up. What method should I use to get the gold out?
To paraphrase the great Sir Winston Churchill, it would appear that, “Never have so many been so happy about so much!” Investors in stocks are happy; investors in gold are happy; investors in commodities, real estate, government bonds and even airline and utility stocks are happy. Productivity is growing; inflation appears to be diminishing and...
Gold deposits and outer space
The town of Rampart, on the Yukon River, was established as a supply point after gold had been found on nearby Minook Creek in 1896. Rampart has been known by various names including Rampart City, Manook City, or Minook.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Comments needed for proposed wilderness in southern Arizona
• Miner wins in court; Forest Service appeals
• BLM directors held accountable
• CBM lawsuit may change venue
The Bawl Mill • Lawsuit to Challenge New Forest Service Regulations • Gold in Utah Laccoliths • Where Do I Begin? • Looking Back • Mine President Seeks Opinions From Peers • Over The Divide • Picks & Pans: Miner Finds Heart of Gold • Company Notes • Canadian Arrow Tries Different Approach • Greenstone • Experts Forecast Rising Prices for Gold, Silver • A Few Reminders About Fraud • Prospectors & Treasure Hunters Find Gems • The Golden Highway—El Dorado County • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices