Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
December 2008 by Staff
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.
• Comments needed
• California tries another route to restrict miners and dredgers
Three former employees of a Colorado gold mine face charges of stealing more than $1.7 million in unprocessed gold, prosecutors said.
• The EPA is in your bathroom!
• Russians fund US environmental groups
A proposal to toughen mine regulation in Montana was tabled by a state board while a block away, Governor Brian Schweitzer met with mining executives to get their comments on the rule and hear about the mining industry.
This was two days of gold panning, with just over 250 gold panners trying to win a medal to show they were one of the best of the best.
Fascinated by the sapphires—and the gold that occured with them—he was soon buying parcels of property and setting up his own commercial-scale gravel processing plants.
The Bawl Mill • Mining Journal Contest • Bullion River's French Gulch Gold Mine • Montana Tunnels Gets Final OK • Reading A River: Finding The Paystreaks—Part I • Gold Miners Hunker Down Amid Financial Storm • Lluvia de Oro—A Shower of Gold Awaiting Development in the Sierra Madre—Part II • From Hand Sluice to Dredge • Melman on Gold & Silver (2008 Year in Review) • Chavez Eyes Venezuela’s Largest Gold Mine