Never Take Safety for Granted
August 2012 by Jim FoleyIn retrospect, I can now see that the thoughtless breaking of one of my safety rules regarding not dredging alone was to be a lesson I won’t soon forget.
• Government discovers new method to subsidize airlines
• California uses environmentalists' favorite tool against them
• Delayed gratification
• Hold my seat; I'll be right back...
- Administration issues proposals to fix mining access and permitting
- Online “webinar” and request for comments for proposed Forest Service NEPA revisions
• Snake fence upsets environmentalists...
• Job appointments based on credentials, not connections, says the governor...
This article deals with copper exploration, but it is relevant to exploration for other minerals. I will use the geology of the Copper Creek area in Pinal County, Arizona, as an example.
Canyon Resources Corporation announced results of a recent Montana poll and events in the Montana Legislative session related to citizen efforts to modify or overturn the anti-mining initiative (I-137) passed in 1998 that bans the use of cyanide in open-pit gold and silver mining.
How do I extract my gold from this ore?
Before heading out to work the same old ground, or blindly seeking a previously unknown gold placer area to drywash or detect, maybe you would benefit from doing a little research.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts: Something for everyone... • Ask the Experts: VMS ore • Ask the Experts: More suggestions for dealing with metallic trash.... • Ask the Experts: various mining courses • Sniping for Gold • Gold in Guyana—Part II: Process Optimization at Sacre Coeur Minerals' Lower Puruni Alluvial Mining Project • Following Clues to an Old Mill and Vein Strike • Small-Scale Miners Rock the Mining World • Big Rock Gold • Still Gold in Humbug, Arizona • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices