Peshastin Creek, Washington
November 2009 by David KnowlenSuccessful miners report that the Peshastin’s gold is unusually course and most of the recovered nuggets are small pickers. Flood gold is prevalent here and easy to find and recover on the Peshastin.
Buckhorn Mountain Project May Be Revived
The long-delayed Buckhorn Mountain gold mine project has been purchased by one of North America’s largest gold producers. Kinross Gold Corp. plans to begin mining there within two years.
MMAC & PLP Update
Each separate Mining District is a federally recognized entity. There are huge advantages—picture yourself going to an oversight meeting where 2, 3, 4, or even more Mining District representatives have obtained voting positions on the board.
Exceptional Gold Dredging in New Zealand
Gold was first discovered in New Zealand during the early 1840s, but it was only when prospectors located rich alluvial deposits of easily won gold in the South Island in 1861 that the country experienced its first true gold rush.
No Leprechaun Needed
Ireland-based Conroy Diamonds and Gold announced they have found what may be the largest gold deposit to date in Britain or Ireland.
The Bawl Mill
- “Pensions before Honesty. Great slogan.”
- An untimely death…
Liberal Group Begins Push to Tax Mining in Nevada
A Nevada liberal advocacy group is mounting a drive to get voters to back a ballot measure to collect more taxes from gold mining.
The Bawl Mill • Molycorp Minerals Reopens Mountain Pass Mine • Utah's Crescent Creek Placers • The Business of Mining—Home Office Tax Deduction • Michigan Proposal Would Restrict Mining Operations • No Gravel, No Gold • Nevada Regulators Reach Agreement With Queenstake Resources • Stillwater Recovers Without GM’s Business • Gold Has Shown Its Mettle, But How High Can It Go? • Utility Agrees to Remove Four Klamath River Dams • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Oregon Governor Asks For Mineral Withdrawal • The Very First Issue of the Mining Journal