Mining Stocks—Things to Consider Before You Invest
March 2007 by Chris RalphWith the strong gold and silver prices we have had for the last couple years, exploration for gold and silver is on the rise around the world. Junior (smaller) exploration firms are out sampling, trenching and drilling their properties.
Newmont Tries to Become World's Largest
Newmont Mining Corporation, Normandy Mining Ltd., and Franco-Nevada Mining Corporation announced a possible merger, which would create the world’s largest mining company. The boards of all three have approved the plan, but it is still subject to shareholder and regulatory approval.
The Business of Mining: Swap, Trade, or Exchange
With property values trending upward over the past several years, many owners who purchased their businesses years ago are now discovering that the building housing the mining operation or supply business is the most valuable part of their business.
Growing Up Gold
If you’re going to successfully detect nuggets you must not only know a little about finding gold and detecting, but you also need to know your own limits, have a dash of luck and a lot of persistence.
Gold Mine Becomes "Golden Partner" of California Sesquicentennial
Original Sixteen to One Mine Inc., the second oldest United States publicly traded gold mining company, became a Golden Partner of the California Sesquicentennial last month.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The Disappearing Nuggets
Gold probably is one of the easiest things in the world to cheat an absentee owner out of. He would generally have no way of really knowing if a guy had found 3 nuggets or 30 nuggets on his claim.
Suit Filed to Stop Mining in Northern California
The Western Mining Action Project, representing the Karuk Tribe of California, has filed suit to stop mining on the Salmon, Klamath and Scott Rivers, and their tributaries in Northern California.
Ask the Experts
Gold out of auqa regia
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts — What are Washington state prospecting regulations? • Ask The Experts — Could you please write an article explaining core samples? • Ask The Experts — Please tell me more about the Tullock II rule. • Prospecting on Pickering Bar • Persistence Pays off for Cusac Gold Mines • Internet Posting Fuels Gold Rush in Brazilian Town • North Idaho Mine to Open Again in 2008 • Working Life of Troy Mine Could Be Extended • Lucky Shot Mine and the Willow Creek Plutons • Sampling Mineral Deposits • In Pursuit of Gold and Silver in the Sierra Madres—Purchasing Land in Mexico • Swiss Mining Company Demands Compensation From Bolivia • Canadian Mint to Unveil $1 Million Coin • Woman Gets 90 Months in Mining Fraud Case • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices