Nevada Gold Production Up Despite Lower Prices
May 2001 by Associated PressDespite lower prices, Nevada gold production increased slightly last year and the state continues to produce about three-fourths of the nation’s gold.
A case before the Supreme Court could set a precedent for how mining waste is disposed of in streams, rivers, lakes and even wetlands.
The big moment finally arrived. With Norm suited up, I pulled the motor to life and felt instantly better. There’s really something relaxing about the sound of a dredge running—they don’t sound like anything else.
“When the mine is in full operation, it will be the biggest private sector employer in Ferry County and bring significant economic benefits to the region..."
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Gold prices won't be on the rebound anytime soon, so World Gold Council Chairman John Willson is telling miners they have to eke by with the current depressed value of the metal.
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