Newmont Tries to Become World's Largest
December 2001 by StaffNewmont Mining Corporation, Normandy Mining Ltd., and Franco-Nevada Mining Corporation announced a possible merger, which would create the world’s largest mining company. The boards of all three have approved the plan, but it is still subject to shareholder and regulatory approval.
Arizona is better-known for copper than for gold, but there are a number of dry placers in the western and southern parts of the state. A prolonged drought at the time of this writing has made the placers the driest they have been in recorded history. A good gold panner can find colors in many gulches and benches, far more than those that have been described in reports.
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Mining Districts are the private regulatory authority granted by Congress recognized to regulate the mineral lands held by the United States and for the disposal to citizens of the United States, by means of development and potentially perfected by patent.
The known iolite deposits are accessed at Palmer Canyon and Grizzly Creek in the central Laramie Mountains 15 to 18 miles west of Wheatland and 60 to 70 miles northwest of Cheyenne.
The path to winning this case should have been to make the plaintiffs prove that a foreign substance was introduced and then discharged, which is the “trigger” for regulations under the Clean Water Act.
Steve got his first nugget within minutes of turning on his metal detector. It only took me about an hour to find my first piece.
A Nevada liberal advocacy group is mounting a drive to get voters to back a ballot measure to collect more taxes from gold mining.
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