Mood at Calgary Conference is Subdued, But Optomistic
June 2004 by Leonard MelmanCalgary is truly one of Canada’s most exciting, dynamic cities, with its geographical location in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies and its financial status as the heart and soul of the Canadian petroleum industry. It was in this exciting city that many of the mining industry’s leading experts and investors gathered recently.
As the wags have been putting it recently, it looks like the United States is caught between “Iraq and a hard place.” Every day for the past month we have read headlines about the likelihood of immediate war, and, based on those headlines, gold, petroleum and the financial markets have gone off on their tangents.
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Q: What I would like to know is how to confirm if it is magnesite and the quality.
Our destination was some old hydraulic workings where the old miners had washed literally mountains of material away to expose gold in ancient river channels.
We’ve built up some contacts in DC during our trips there over the past four years, and we believe we finally have the correct contacts who can get this petition reviewed by the proper people.
He certainly wasn’t afraid of a fight or a court battle, and he didn’t back away from calling out those who tried to compromise the rights of miners.
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