Original Sixteen to One Goes to Court—Challenges MSHA Citations
April 2001 by Guest WriterOriginal Sixteen to One Mine, Inc. has experienced unreasonable heavy-handed enforcement by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) for the past two years (see ICMJ January 2000 issue). The publicly listed company operates a traditional underground gold mine...
Copper is a critically important metal that we need to run our modern electronic society, and the long term outlook for this metal is for a steady increase in price.
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I have been detecting the area on and off since I discovered it. Every time I bought a new detector it was the first place I went to.
This ruling comes at an opportune time, just as suction dredge miners are dealing with new proposed regulations in several western states. Be sure to cite this case when you provide comments on the regulations!
The loss of exploration monies that provide jobs and eventually lead to new mines may well cost the state far more in the long run than the new fees will raise.
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