Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
October 2008 by Staff
Melman on Gold & Silver
Several years ago one of the most important persons on the American political scene was Ross Perot, an independent candidate for President. His favorite campaign theme was railing against (NAFTA) and his claim was that...
Corralling Those Pesky Platinum Group Metals
Some assay beads disappear, collapse, hide under the surface, or spread out flat while being cupelled, just as the last tiny bit of liquid litharge is driven off. This is especially true of platinum, iridium and osmium, when attempting to re-bead the filtered residue from a parted bead.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Rahall bill threatens uranium mining
• California Fish & Game claims it needs more time
• Huge new tax burden on coin and bullion transactions
• Refund bill fails in Assembly Committee
Getting Into Hot Water While Reclamation Dredging
Once I started dredging with heated water pumped into my wetsuit, I never went back to not having heat except late in the summer when the water is very warm.
Woman Gets 90 Months in Mining Fraud Case
A Nevada woman was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for her role in an investment scheme involving claims that she could extract precious metals from volcanic cinders, officials said.
The Business of Mining: Unlimited Possibilities With LLCs
Once all of the pros and cons are considered, many miners and prospectors have discovered the so-called “Limited Liability Company” is the most profitable operating entity for their venture.
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