Pacific Island Gov'ts Focus on Undersea Mining
February 2000 by Associated PressPacific Island nations have started devising regulatory laws to help create a new industry in this near-resourceless region: mining the sea floor.
Normally this spot is reserved for a little humor or diatribe about government abuse. In light of recent events, I don’t think it’s appropriate for this issue. Following are a few personal comments.
One of the most rewarding features of technical analysis is when clear signals are fulfilled by the market and also when those signals conform to the bulk of fundamental information.
More and more miners and prospectors are using personal computers and Global Positioning System Satellite receivers to satisfy the needs of vocations or hobbies.
Some of the advantages of dry washing operations are low overhead costs (inexpensive methods and equipment), and the fact that many mining operations can be conducted by one or two individuals.
“We are saddened by the loss of two Washington Group employees and our thoughts at this time are with their families,” said Bill Myckatyn, CEO of Quadra Mining.
Trends are geologic situations in which the geological structure of an area is conducive to the deposition of minerals. These structures are generally fault systems that can be small and localized or can run for miles.
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