Nevada Regulators Reach Agreement With Queenstake Resources
November 2009 by Associated PressEnvironmental regulators ordered Jerritt Canyon Mine near the Nevada-Idaho line closed on May 30 for failure to install equipment to control mercury air emissions. Yukon-Nevada blamed the failure on needed parts that didn’t arrive in time.
Ore testing and other advice for starting up a mining operation.
Have you ever wondered how accurate specific gravity tests are in determining the amount of gold in a specimen?
Another little gem of equipment he built was a nifty sample splitter. In order to get accurate assays, you need to have really good, representative samples for the assayer to process.
Q: I’ve been using a computer program that lists both active and closed mining claims. Can you tell me the definition of a closed claim and why they would be shown?
The Forest Service has been busy lately, promulgating rules and regulations that will negatively impact small miners and prospectors. Public Lands for the People (PLP) is taking action to put a stop to it.
...we finally got back to this exploration effort. The old works there were up above the old camp, which was very significant in size.
There has been much said and written about nepotism, especially in government and business. There is, however, no written rule that would prevent any miner or prospector from hiring a spouse, children or other family members in the prospecting, mining or dredging business. There may even be tax advantages associated with that nepotism.
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