North Korea Seeks Outside Help to Modernize Mining
March 2002 by Associated PressEager to earn hard currency, isolated North Korea is trying to modernize its decrepit mining industry with foreign help.
The plea from State Police Chief Pete Kassetas follows what authorities believe is the latest death related to the effort to uncover Forrest Fenn’s treasure.
Virginia Elvira Russell
(Mining Grandma of Humbug)
March 4, 1999
For generations, men willing to endure physical labor have been able to make a decent living working as miners on the Marquette Iron Range. But it has been only in the last 25 years that the open-pit facilities have given women the opportunity to roll up their sleeves and dig into hard labor.
Follow the chain of letters between everyday prospectors Robert and Lesa Barton of Oregon and Deputy Regional Forester Linda Goodman.
Some of you may recall our article on the cleanup of the Treasure Hawk Mine claims in our August 2000 issue. Much has happened since then. Cutthroat Mining Corporation has completed all major restoration projects and...
• Freedom request denied
• Missing sandwich becomes a federal case
• Washington man takes the initiative
• And I complained that the Journal was delivered late...
• The ESA used, and apparently abused, in Arizona and New Mexico
• In a somewhat related story...
• Among the numerous bills that died when Congress adjourned...
• More on the ESA
• Miners must present proof of filing, says IBLA
• Federal government backs mining project
• Appeals Court says Clinton roadless rule can stay
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