Mining Industry Enthusiastic About Prospects
March 2004 by Leonard MelmanVancouver, British Columbia, became the focus of the international mining community for five exciting days in late January as two conventions catering to the precious metals mining community were held just blocks apart from each other. And, while they both had differing emphases, each convention attracted unprecedented numbers of participants.
Bulgaria has followed the recent moves of Mongolia and Venezuela, demanding renegotiation of existing agreements and more concessions from mining companies.
Miners are digging again where their forebears once unearthed riches from eight historic mines that honeycomb Sutter Gold Mining Company’s holdings about 50 miles southeast of Sacramento.
• Too early to build the crusher?
• Time for small mine exemptions
• Should I be checking the culverts for gold?
Prospectors often wonder why gold deposits in veins like it does. Why is one vein rich while another is barren, even though they are only a few hundred feet apart?
• China pays American professors to play for both sides
• Odd times we live in
What is the ceramic-like material embedded with gold?
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