Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
October 2009 by Staff
The “Mines and Money” gathering, held in Vancouver, BC, on May 20-21, was geared toward the upper levels of world mining executives. As such, the presentations were of a different nature than any of the gatherings covered in our publication earlier this year.
The Montana Board of Investments unanimously approved a motion to issue up to $35 million in bonds to help Stillwater Mining Corp. expand its platinum and palladium mine.
I got a signal but knew it was small. Still, I was very happy to find something. I continued and got another signal. Yes! A bigger nugget! Then I got another signal.
In 2005, my wife and I, along with our supervisor Horacio, made numerous business and supply trips from Arivechi, Sonora, to the capital of Sonora, Hermosillo. This is a distance of 135 miles along a very narrow paved mountain road.
• Big win by a California suction gold dredger
• Administration locks up another popular gold mining area
• BLM creates de facto wilderness without Congressional approval
Only the so-called “precious gems” will be considered in this article. They are diamond, ruby, sapphire, and emerald. A “gem” must be rare, hard, and durable, and possess a unique color or quality in order to be classified as a gem.
The Bawl Mill • PLP Files Lawsuit to Lift Ban on Suction Dredging • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Bigger Is Not Always Better • Gold in the Rattlesnake Hills • The Tonopah Gold and Silver District • Possible Discovery Sparks New Klondike Gold Rush • Oregon Miner Challenges Forest Service’s Authority to Regulate Mining • Dredging Alternative: High Banking • The Fence • California State Gold Panning Championships
Melman on Gold & Silver