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.
• Prospecting for Diamonds in Kimberlite by W. Dan Hausel
• Miners referring to their activity as “recreational”
• BLM claim fees rise
• Critical minerals bill
• Sage-grouse habitat
• If you don't like the numbers, make up your own!
• By the numbers
• And the award goes to...
• Pouring money down an artsy drain...
• Big government gets even bigger
• California leads the way...to financial ruin
Last month was one of the most unusual in recent memory. For virtually an entire month, the news media was focused almost entirely with death and dying.
• Can I find enough gold to make a living with only hand tools?
Anyone who has found a patch knows the difficulties involved. Those who haven’t can guess, and with any effort will soon realize it.
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