Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
July 2004 by Staff
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Washington D.C. is reviewing a land swap with a private company because the bureau allowed an employee of the company to arrange the deal.
Once all the numbers from all the samples and water tests are compiled, a snapshot of the performance of each tank in the process circuit can be seen side-by-side.
Falling metal prices and rising production costs have squeezed profits in recent months, forcing many mine layoffs and putting some new mines on hold. Now, the industry is gearing up for another fight over mining reform legislation with a Congress that has fewer mining supporters after November’s elections that saw Democratic majorities increase in both houses.
Gold’s greatest previous bull market took place in 1977-1980 amidst currency instability, and we cannot help but note the similarities between the present and that past era.
The Iola mine group is made up of four once active gold mines, the Iola, Washington, Golconda and Uwarra gold mines. Although this group of mines were some of the most productive gold mines in North Carolina for a number of years, and according to published records, some of the best managed, they had a relatively short life span for reasons unknown.
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