Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
February 2014 by Staff
As an employer, every mining operation, large or small, is responsible for protecting the safety and health of its employees. Safety is also good business. An effective safety and health program can save $4 to $6 for every $1 invested. It’s the right thing to do, and doing it right pays off in lower costs, increased productivity, and higher employee morale.
Just as we were sitting down to write this column, a political bombshell was released when Rick Santorum announced he was terminating his efforts to win the Republican Presidential nomination, virtually assuring the nomination will be to Mitt Romney. The remaining candidates, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich appear to have no realistic chances.
Unquestionably, it was the other side of the Atlantic Ocean—that is the European side—that provided virtually all the political, economic and social fireworks during the past month.
The so-called “Fiscal Cliff” tax package recently passed by Congress and signed into law renewed more than 50 temporary tax breaks through 2013, saving individuals and businesses about $76 billion.
If we watch the action in six important markets, then we must conclude that there is, indeed, cause for deep concern.
The gold from 80 years ago still holds all of its value—it’s the Dollar that has been damaged.
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