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.
America’s premier source of strategic REEs were regulated out of business and 300 employees lost their jobs. For almost fifteen years America has been dependent on the communist Chinese cartel.
• Unicorns, fairies and cellulosic biofuel
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• Polar bear listed
• Forest Service trying to close off access
The high prices for gold and silver are exciting and certainly have revolutionized the prospecting and mining scene. New interest in gold and silver mining is springing up from every corner, from individual prospectors armed with gold pans to exploration and mining companies working to set up multimillion dollar commercial operations producing hundreds of thousands of ounces per year. The idea of getting riches from rocks is one that motivates a lot of folks all over the globe. It’s an exciting time, but this excitement brings out another side...
The changes we are seeking will most definitely help prospectors, small operations and dredgers. If you haven’t yet read our proposals, you’ll find a link to it at the end of the online version of this article.
Three European gold mining companies want the Bank of England to publicly state its activities in the gold and gold derivitatives markets. In a letter to the Financial Times, three small mining companies representing the majority of European gold production said since the start of the year, scores of reports about manipulation of the gold price had surfaced.
Q: I live near the Gold Basin area of Arizona. What detector will go deep and be easier to use for small gold? I need some help.
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