Moving the World's Largest Machine—The Bucyrus 2570W Walking Dragline
August 2003 by Paul McAuleyThis project began in early August 2002, when approximately 12 major project forwarders were invited to bid on moving a Bucyrus Model 2570W Walking Dragline from the US to Australia.
We can’t say it wasn’t expected. The California Department of Fish & Game released revised suction gold dredging regulations on February 17, 2012, and it’s obvious the agency wants to make life as difficult as possible for dredgers.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
When I was a student in the College of Mines at the University of Utah, the Verde district was used as an exploration model for “submarine volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits.” So I looked forward to visiting this district and the town of Jerome in central Arizona in the spring of 2012.
Mike and Machael dug in just downriver of that boulder pile and right away found good color and a few small pickers.
Swedes were the first to note variations in the Earth's magnetic field, circa 1640, and they were the first to use the dip needle. They made the first magnetometer in 1870.
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