Mining Restrictions Lifted in Southwest Alaska
January 2008 by Associated PressMining restrictions will be lifted on about 1 million acres of federal land in southwest Alaska, officials have announced.
An environmental group has staked a claim to mine 20 acres of land next to a posh subdivision near Hayden Lake, Idaho, to illustrate how antiquated the nation’s mining laws have become.
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and other officials urged international businesses to invest in the country’s mining industry after the Supreme Court cleared the way for foreigners to fully control mining operations in the country.
Common thought is the switchback slows the velocity of the rushing water and gold drops out from the cut bank to a fill gravel bar within or below the switchback. I am not going to disregard that model; however, I hope to improve upon it.
Last month I wrote an article entitled “Good Assays and Bad,” which gathered a few comments.
Vancouver, 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.
Treasure hunters have been looking for the Lost Dutchman mine for more than a century.
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