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August 2000 by Staff• "I would like to be included..."
• "No claim in the world can be economically exploited without mechanical means."
• Homestake Mining Company
• Cominco American Inc.
• Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd.
A number of crevices were still waiting to be cleaned out. A lot of the gold remaining in the pit was very fine sized, but a few small nuggets were also recovered.
• The good, the bad, and the ugly
• California and Oregon dredge permits
North American mining companies are hunkering down to ride out a global economic slowdown; looking to rein in spending and perhaps delay some projects and exploration.
Perhaps the most notable thing about skim placers is that they form on the top surface of gravel bars, as opposed to coarser gold placers where the weight of the gold particles allows the gold to settle down on or near bedrock.
Yukon-Nevada received permission last month from the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection to restart the mill, after the agency determined the company met environmental standards.
The Bawl Mill • August Hearing Set for Crandon Mine • Montana Approves Stillwater Expansion Bonds • Guest Editorial—Globalizing Mining in America, Part I • Quartzsite, Arizona • Groups Plan to Sue Over Lynx Protection • Picks & Pans: Treasure Hawk Mine—Cutthroat Mining Corporation • Company Notes • Nuggetshooting Eluvial Placers in the Western United States • 125 Years of Mining History in the Panamints • Cuba Revisited • 2000 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees • United States National Gold Panning Championships • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices