Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
May 2003 by Staff
Legislative and Regulatory Update
- Welcome changes in Washington, DC
- Giving power back to the people
Selecting A Low-Risk Region To Explore, Mine or Invest
“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”
Ask the Experts
• Sweep speed and sensitivity settings for a GPX-4500
Nevada Counties, Towns Get Forest Service Grants
The Forest Service is issuing $69,630 in small grants to several rural communities in Nevada to help diversify their economies and wean them from dependency on natural resources.
Uphill Battle Continues for California Dredgers
There are currently three controlling agencies or entities over suction dredging in California—and you can make that four if the state legislature decides to further muddy the waters with additional legislation to block suction gold dredging in the state.
The Highs and Hazards of Desert Prospecting
We hit on a good spot the last time we were at this location and we made up our minds that we weren’t going to let hurricane-like winds stop us.
Miner Charged in Death of Downieville Miner
On Saturday afternoon, February 13, Tom Rose, 36, of Downieville, California was trying out some new metal detector earphones in the area of the Downie River...
The Ball Mill • Our Readers Say • WMD Raffle Raises Funds for Lawsuit • Gold in Alabama • From the Editor • Yukon Placer Miners Fighting Extreme Discharge Limits • Picks & Pans: Red Beryl Mining—Beaver County, Utah • The Investigation • A Gold Detector Sitting in a Closet Only Finds Dust—A Potpourri of Detector Tips • Central Coast Ranges • Poll: Montana in Favor of Repealing Anti-Mining Initiative • Platinum in Laccoliths • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver
Legislative and Regulatory Update • BLM Runs Check on Assay Services