"No Gold Sales" Says Nevada Senator
August 1999 by Associated PressSenator Richard Bryan (D-NV) is assuring gold producers in Nevada and around the world that Congress will block the Clinton administration's attempt to sell off international gold reserves to help some debt-laden poor countries.
Melman on Gold & Silver
Rapid reversals seemed to be the theme of news events during the past month. For example, while the economy generated relatively poor job growth of only 100,000 or so during March, April’s number soared to 274,000—far above expectations.
Clarence King, Geologist
Clarence King was born in Rhode Island in 1842, the son of a businessman. His father died when he was 6, so he was raised by his mother. She wanted to have Clarence attend the very best schools, and even moved in order to have him in the best district. She gave him a magnifying glass on his 7th birthday, and this led to his discovery of fossil ferns in neighborhood rocks.
Governors Focus on Aid for Laid-off Miners
Keeping a health clinic in San Manuel operating was among key concerns the governor, state lawmakers and union officials addressed in a meeting about assisting laid-off copper miners.
Miner Says Mining Could Return to Boulder
New core samples taken near Caribou, not far from the Continental Divide at the edge of Boulder County, show the potential for major production in coming years, an owner of the mine says.
Mining for Non-Geologists Field Trip Offered by GSN
The three-day trip will be led by long-time and well-respected Nevada consulting geologist Buster Hunsaker and will include tours of active gold, copper and industrial mineral mines, as well as stops that will examine new exploration and closure projects.
The Canton Lead
As the great Australian gold rushes of the 1850s gathered momentum, hopeful prospectors rushed from all parts of the globe, not least among these were the ubiquitous Chinese.
Environmentalists Target Pebble Mine
Environmentalists are attempting to turn the jewelry industry against Alaska’s Pebble Mine before the project even gets fully under way.
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