Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
January 2009 by Staff
Because of multiple take-out points along a ditch line, the ditches themselves become a wealth of knowledge to us present-day miners.
In an old mine that does not have stopes, you know the old miners did not take much if any ore out of that excavation. On the other hand, if you see large stopes within the mine you know that it is these places where the miners found profitable ore deposits within the vein.
I don’t know of any miner or prospector who really wants to sell their gold. But the income might be needed to keep the mine going, buy new equipment, take a vacation or put food on the table. Whatever the reason, where does a person start?
...while the conference and some economic data were working to restore optimism, the world continued to receive a flood of negative economic news, some of it with ominous implications...
from H. Mason Coggin, PE & LS
When he’s not searching for improvements on the track, the affable driver is prospecting for gold across the United States.
With conventional financing still difficult to obtain, it is little wonder that “self-financing” is the number one form of financing used by small business owners, miners and prospectors.
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