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January 2011 by Dr. Ralph E. PraySuggestions for claim jumpers
Whitehall Mine Foregoing Closure
Strong gold prices are making it profitable to keep the Golden Sunlight Mine here open through 2015, company officials said.
What is a Mining Right?
A mining right is a powerful and not commonly understood concept that is all too often watered down by agency regulatory interference...
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Hecla Fights Bad Actor Label in Montana
Environmental groups last year urged Montana regulators to impose the bad actor designation, and now are seeking to intervene in the case.
Where Should I Start?
Digging in the right spots will produce excellent results, like this group of nuggets taken by the author while metal detecting during the last few months. The biggest nugget is over an ounce.
We’re Still Thinking About It
We have learned over the years, of course, that “previous development,” “roadless,” and “local support,” are in the mind of the beholder.
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• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Compania de Minas Buenaventura
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