October 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDMolybdenum, referred to as “molly” by miners, is a white metal that is alloyed with iron to form hard, tough and strong steel. It was first used in World War I for armor plate on ships. Nowadays, molybdenum is routinely used to harden structural and tool steel, and to reduce corrosion.
Residents who worked in uranium mines before 1972 may be eligible for compensation through a federal program.
Over the years that I have been detecting for gold I have had many of the same questions come up. I decided to write this article to hopefully answer some questions that a person wishing to detect for gold may have.
Nevada’s attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle...
Gold mining companies are being conservative in asset valuations despite recent spikes in gold prices in terms of US dollars, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Cominco American Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Vancouver, British Columbia-based Cominco Ltd., is seeking regulatory approval to reopen the mine in early 2002.
The Legislative Update and Company Notes columns were pulled this issue to make room for this important, breaking news.
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