Mining Firms Uneasy Over Bolivia
June 2006 by Associated PressBolivia’s plan to nationalize its natural gas industry and exert greater state control over all of its natural resources has North American mining companies fretting over their future prospects extracting the nation’s rich resources of gold, silver and tin.
Every year I go through this and every year it becomes more difficult to find new territory that is available for us to prospect. Is there anywhere that hasn’t been worked?
The verbage is SB 838 is vague and ambiguous to say the least. As a result, there is quite a bit of misinformation floating around the rumor mills.
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Two years after the Bre-X gold mine scandal, the Toronto Stock Exchange proposed dozens of measures February 2 to protect investors from future mining-industry scams.
Palladium may well be an underexplored element and therefore an opportunity for prospectors and geologists. This is because they are often less than obvious and other than the native metals, a chemical analysis of samples is required to identify PGM-enriched rocks.
Gold was discovered on the upper peninsula of Michigan around 1845, about the same time that rich iron and copper deposits were being put into production. Despite the discovery of gold and silver, most interest centered about iron...
So you want to do some gold mining in Mexico. What do you need, where do you go, how do you begin? You begin before you even cross the border.
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