Montana Postpones Mining Rule
July 2006 by Associated PressA 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.
Because waiting for spring seemed to be taking forever, my 15-year-old granddaughter Grace and I decided to pan for gold sooner. The thought was…even if we did not find any gold, we would set a new record for absurdity—gold panning in the coldest weather!
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.
Hearty trees, shrubs and plants are a product of the soil conditions in which they grow, so it makes sense that roots near an ore deposit will take on nutrients containing metals if they are present.
This is the first of a series of articles outlining prospecting in Australia for the visiting small prospector or miner. Whether you are just coming out for a holiday, stopping for a few months, or moving here permanently...
Wyoming mining interests say the federal government doesn't need tougher environmental cleanup rules governing mineral extraction from public lands.
Feeling through the mud, I felt the weight and shape of what could only be gold. Throwing my hand in the water revealed a sixteen-gram nugget oozing with character.
At the end of the day, Jerry showed me how to clean out the sluice box and then how to pan out the concentrates. As we finished panning, there it was—a little tiny smile of gold...
The Bawl Mill • Detecting at Old Hydraulic Mines • Sydney Resource Corp. Ventures into Canada and Mexico • The Treasure Detective • The Small Hardrock Mill—Part I • 2006 US Gold Panning Championships • The Iditarod-Innoko Goldfields • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Agnico-Eagle to Open Gold Mine in Finland