PDAC 2009 Convention Highlights
April 2009 by Leonard Melman...it was impossible not to notice the absence of many junior mining companies that were present last year. Due to the dual circumstances of the world’s credit problems along with the steep declines in base metals prices, many of them, unfortunately, have simply gone broke and closed their doors. Others are so strapped for cash...
After almost 50 years of service to the mining industry, Burl Cheely, owner of Gold Diver’s and the manufacturer of the Couple-Jet and Taper-Jet line of dredges, is retiring.
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My long and tedious trip started July 9, 2005, from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on a flight to Atlanta. I changed planes and continued on to Anchorage, Alaska.
Higher gold prices helped boost Nevada’s mining industry in 2003 despite a decline in production for the third straight year.
I didn’t think too much of our dredge hole and we were both considering a move when we hit bedrock. There was a good quantity of flakes and fines, but no nuggets.
There were nice sections of vein material at the end of several drifts, like they just stopped work one day and walked away.
The Bawl Mill • From The Editor • Detecting Invisible Gold • Finding Diamond Deposits With Your PC—Part I • Has Senator Harry Reid Worn Out His Welcome? • The Most Obvious Place • The Gold of Yuba County • Stimulus Package Provides Potential Tax Savings For Miners • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices