Mining in Sonora, Mexico
November 1999 by Len PadiosSo 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.
• SREP appeals
• No decision yet in Karuk case
• Right to Access bill
Exploration companies are actively looking for properties with profitable potential, even if the ground was once cast off as too low in grade to be economically viable. This is especially true in states that are reasonably friendly toward...
• "Kiss your property rights goodbye...
In an effort to resolve the controversy over whether certain expenditures made by a mining operation or mining-related business are currently deductible as repair expenses...the Internal Revenue Service has finally released new regulations.
• Vista Gold Corp.
• Latitude Minerals Corp.
• Altair International Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• Kinross Gold Corp.
• Rayrock Resources Inc.
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