Mining Journal Contest
December 2008 by Scott HarnHow much is that old Mining Journal worth?
Copper is one of the metals that form the backbone of our modern civilization. Copper is an essential part of every computer, cell phone, automobile and household appliance.
Lt. Gov. Lorraine Hunt and the Nevada Commission on Tourism have agreed to seek an unspecified amount of marketing funds to boost tourism in the Ely, Nevada area in the wake of a mine closing.
• Placer Dome
• Newmont Mining
• Homestake Mining Company
• Royal Gold Inc.
With all of the erosion patterns wearing away the channels down into the North Fork of the Middle Fork, we assumed placer gold was still available in the river. The question became: How do we get down the 1,600-foot elevation drop to reach the river?
Dr. Ralph E. Pray
A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more...
The decision was made to move the dredge intact, a massive undertaking indeed. The goal was to move it only one mile to the Busby’s Chicken Gold Camp, but what a mile that was to be.
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