Newmont Looks to Ghana
February 2006 by Sandy ShoreNewmont Mining Corp. is intensifying a global hunt for the next mother lode of gold.
I recently found myself wondering what would be the ultimate prospecting adventure. What would be the most amazing thing if I had no restrictions or limitations?
In 1977, Mary Lee Bunch bought her husband a Christmas gift she joked would "keep him off the streets." Sure, Milton Bunch is off the streets. But now you can't keep him off the roadsides...
All these decisions and more depend on the richness of a claim—something that is determined by sampling. But sampling isn’t cheap, and even collecting the samples can be more difficult than it appears on the surface.
Q: Thanks for the great article in the recent ICMJ [“Metallic Trash—Scourge of the Prospector,” July 2012]...
This was no ordinary nugget. It had not traveled very far from its nearby source, and that did mean a lot, as we were searching for the source of several such nuggets found during a gold rush that occurred in 1859.
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A case before the Supreme Court could set a precedent for how mining waste is disposed of in streams, rivers, lakes and even wetlands.
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