Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
July 2008 by Staff
ICMJ Online Forum Now Available
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We all know that it was never Congress’ intent to regulate gold panners and other individual mine operators through MSHA. In fact, I believe the concept of owner-operated mines with no employees was so strange a concept to the lawmakers that they never even thought there would be a need for such an exemption.
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Q: How can I locate good places to prospect and meet like-minded individuals at the same time?
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Biden’s incoming administration has green agenda
• Habitat definition finalized
Melman on Gold & Silver
When one of the major currencies in the world begins to decline steadily, based on monetary history we would expect a bias toward positive movements in the precious metals.
PLP is also looking toward meeting with the incoming chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and it appears it will be Senator Barrasso (R-Wyoming).
Panel Cuts Park Monies, Eases Mining Restrictions
In twin blows to environmentalists, a Senate panel decided June 22nd to cut a high-profile proposal by President Clinton for buying park land and to limit an effort to restrict waste dumping at some hard-rock mines.
The Bawl Mill • The Lost Silver Triangle of the Sierra Madre—Conclusion: Tayopa, Guaynopa, and Guaynopita • The Greenwood Gold Project • Miners Go To Work In Washington • How To Locate Diamonds • Natural Crystalline Gold • The Vore Mine • Tools of the Modern Prospector: The GPS • Whitehall Mine Foregoing Closure • Work Begins At Rock Creek Mine • Melman on Gold & Silver • The National Mining Hall of Fame to Induct Four • Looking Back