Mining Journal Contest
December 2008 by Scott HarnHow much is that old Mining Journal worth?
We spent our evening at some informal get-togethers at two private residences in the DC area, which provided the opportunity to talk with staff members from Congress, other agencies, and a few consultants working on public land issues. We found common ground with many of them, and found a strong ally in a former Congressman turned consultant who agreed that Mining Districts provide the smartest legal route...
The Obama administration announced on March 5 its decision not to list the sage-grouse as threatened or endangered at the moment, though it left the door wide open to future listing.
Q: I’m working with some folks who have a large amount of old placer concentrates stored on their recently purchased property.
I have been detecting the area on and off since I discovered it. Every time I bought a new detector it was the first place I went to.
There is a major change coming in the economy of the world and now is the time for prospectors and miners to grab a ticket and get on board.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
We asked several writers and professionals to recommend their favorite books or publications that they thought would benefit prospectors and miners. Each recommendation is followed by a rating of beginner, intermediate, or advanced prospector or miner, or a rating of “general” (for all levels).
The Bawl Mill • Bullion River's French Gulch Gold Mine • Montana Tunnels Gets Final OK • Reading A River: Finding The Paystreaks—Part I • Gold Miners Hunker Down Amid Financial Storm • Lluvia de Oro—A Shower of Gold Awaiting Development in the Sierra Madre—Part II • From Hand Sluice to Dredge • Melman on Gold & Silver (2008 Year in Review) • Chavez Eyes Venezuela’s Largest Gold Mine • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices