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July 2000 by Staff• "Kiss your property rights goodbye...
• Hike in mining claim fees
• Hearing on suction gold dredging in California
• Interior wants mining reform
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has added some useful tools to their website. The Land and Mineral Use Records system has been meshed with a map viewer that allows users to obtain mining claim information in a useful format.
One hundred and seven years ago the world’s first electric-powered bucket line dredge started to work in Montana. This summer, Montana likely saw its first solar-powered Denver Gold Saver put to work.
Two miners were killed in an accident partly because someone wedged a broom handle against a reset button to bypass an alarm that would have shut down the system, federal safety investigators said.
Leaving El Dorado County and crossing the middle fork of the American River, the next county along Highway 49, the “Golden Highway,” is Placer County. The county also owes its name to the mining heritage of the gold rush.
On Saturday afternoon, February 13, Tom Rose, 36, of Downieville, California was trying out some new metal detector earphones in the area of the Downie River...
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