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.
• California Senator proposes locking up 2.5 million acres with "Wildnerness" designation
• Battle over the rights of people versus fish continues in the Klamath Basin
• Sound science or "fairy tales"
Saturday came and it looked to have the makings of a dreary, misty day. Undaunted, I loaded my truck with my sluice, buckets and gear, and headed for the claim.
I detect in a wide array of situations. I like to search for places that no one has been to. I really like to find areas that have never been worked at all.
June 18, 1955 — August 3, 1999
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• "Did I say that out loud?"
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• Be careful what you wish for...
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