Mud Creek Placer Mine Adventure
March 2003 by Randy McKinneyGerald Lindsey sat at his desk watching Randy McKinney try to absorb the massive pile of documents he had in front of him. Julie Fowler, Gerald’s secretary of 13 years, tried not to concentrate on the tower of paper as it threatened to topple over. Gerald knew the contents contained data proving one of the richest gold fields in Alaska were on his claims. But how to convince Randy, who was a 4th generation miner and had heard every mining story in the book?
Gov. Bill Owens announced to members of the mining industry that he would consider a proposal that provides significant tax reductions for mining companies.
• Occupancy rules discussed
• Comment period open for small-scale mining and dredging in Oregon
A case before the Supreme Court could set a precedent for how mining waste is disposed of in streams, rivers, lakes and even wetlands.
…money creation by central banks… could even accelerate further as governments desperately seek to stimulate some sort of powerful economic growth. Historically, rapid money creation rates have been positive for gold and silver.
I believe this is a powder-keg waiting to explode down the road—with potentially devastating effects on society—but positive implications for gold and silver.
The first time I flew into the Juneau area in southeastern Alaska, I was about 5 years old. I recall it was raining and the clouds hung low over the tall mountains. I was sure we’d crash and couldn’t see how the...
“Hey, R.B., let’s go down and see how the patio is going.” Bart, my neighbor, called to me across the fence as he strolled by, heading towards the mine superintendent’s house.
The Bawl Mill • The Steeple Rock District, New Mexico • The Hunt for Diamonds, Nunavut, Canada • Famous Yuba River Dredge Sinks • Gold in Maine? • Junior Miners and Investors Gather in Canada • Picks & Pans: Dredging at Douglas Creek, Wyoming • Gold in Gossan • Company Notes • Gold Prospecting on the East Fork River, Alaska (Part III—Conclusion) • National Mining Hall of Fall and Museum Calls for Poetry • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back