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.
It is a gemstone, and yet it is also closely associated with many types of metal ores. It's valuable itself but often points toward other valuable minerals—that is certainly something prospectors want to know more about!
It’s a common symptom of gold fever for miners to be very hesitant to let go of gold they’ve found or even have it made into jewelry. I confess, I suffer from the same incurable disease!
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Out of the blue Archie mentioned, "I was dusted." My dad misunderstood and thought Archie had developed silicosis, then known and feared as "miners lung."
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