Mining Industry Worried about Democrat-Controlled Congress
January 2007 by Associated PressThe new Democrat-controlled Congress will be largely hostile to the US mining industry on everything from taxes to environmental regulation, a top industry lobbyist warned.
During the two investment conventions in Vancouver this January, the mood was incredibly upbeat. Gold was rising strongly and prospects appeared bright. The same was true at the giant PDAC gathering in Toronto in March. By late April the shine had come off the short-term prices of metals...
One caller wondered why he should be required to join MMAC, asked why MMAC was not a non-profit, and compared it to some kind of extortion attempt. If he had questions like these, I assume there are others with similar questions and I will address them here.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Frontier Pacific Mining Corp.
• Sterling Mining Company
• General Atomics
• Barrick Gold Corp.
• New Jersey Mining Company
• Timberline Resources Corp.
• California suction gold dredging update
• Governor opposed to Arizona lands withdrawal
• BLM locks up lands in Nevada
The head of Alaska’s Department of Environmental Conservation angered environmentalists by saying more than enough acres are being managed for conservation and land set-asides aren’t necessary for environmental protection.
It’s accepted knowledge that wet methods will recover more fine gold than dry methods and processing the gravel as a whole will get more gold than only using a metal detector. The question is how much more?
• It’s good to be the president...of the teacher’s union
• Anyone need a 1040 form?
• Global warming turns a new leaf
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