New "Employment" Category
February 2012 by Scott HarnDue to the high demand for well paying jobs in the mining sector, and a robust mining industry in need of qualified workers, we’ve added an “Employment” section to our Mine Market (Classifieds) effective immediately.
• Court says ESA does not apply in some cases
• Comments needed for proposed critical habitat in several Western states
• EPA still trying to rewrite the Clean Water Act
• Enough already!
• Now is the time to act
• No end in sight to tax and spend
• Leadership or sinking ship?
The Austrian Mint recently unveiled its new coin—a 68-pound, 24-carat gleaming gold disc worth about $500,000—touting it as the world’s largest and a powerful investment tool.
Lots of prospectors are trying out nugget detecting for the first time and finding out that it isn’t all that easy. In fact, in my opinion, metal detecting for nuggets is perhaps the most difficult form of prospecting that one can take on.
There are loads of new gold prospectors attracted by the current high prices, and so I thought it might be a great time to take a look at what makes some prospectors so much more successful than others.
As part of the Hope-Sunrise Mining District, mining activity was at a frenzy in the area in 1902, when miners like Mr. S.W. Weible worked the gold rich gravels of Canyon Creek...and recovered $7,000 in gold dust.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts - ...Worth further investigation? • Ask the Experts - Processing sulfide ore without mercury or cyanide. • Regarding "Good Assays and Bad" • 4 Keys to Successful Nugget Hunting • A High Price to Pay • Eolian Placer Gold • All the Gold Ever Mined... • The Basics of Geophysical Exploration • Targeted for a Tax Audit • Feds Order Closure of Idaho Mine • Trying Out the New Highbanker • A Gold Mine on a Washington Beach? • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices