Nevada Claim Holders Form Coalition
October 2010 by Chris RalphUnlike producing mines, exploration companies and claim holders owning non-producing claims are not reaping a windfall of increased profits from the recent high prices for precious metals and other raw materials.
Unfortunately, mining is politically unpopular and support of the mining industry, no matter how many jobs it brings to a state, even in times of difficult financial need, is never popular among politicians of any stripe.
The nugget sat there in plain sight, though it was covered in dirt, while hundreds of people had passed that way every day.
The Internal Revenue Service recently announced (IR-2013-5) a new, simplified option for those who use a home office, which would apply to owners of home-based mining or prospecting operations and businesses.
Have you ever wondered what it is going to take to stop the insanity of politicians and environmental groups from taking away our rights?
In this installment we will finish up our discussion of how primary hardrock gold deposits form. Understanding how rock alteration works can lead to some good ideas for exploring around old mining districts.
...a substantial number of news headlines reflected the growing realization that much of the “green shoots” optimism of the past few months was premature.
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• Thank you Senator Sessions
• California suction dredging
• EPA uses secret email accounts
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • How to Handle Claim Jumping • The Bingham Canyon Copper Mine • Prospecting My Way Across Australia Pt I • Recreational Mining in the Cache Creek Mining District, Alaska • California and US Gold Panning Championships • Drywashing and Detecting for Gold • Melman on Gold & Silver