Picks & Pans: Basic Dry Washing Operations in Gold Placer Mining
September 1999 by StaffSome 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.
Dredging at Real Del Castillo, Baja
Suction gold dredging at Real Del Castillo, a remote and seldom visited old gold mining camp less than fifty miles north and east of Ensenada, Mexico.
Treasure Hawk Mine Back in Action
Some of you may recall our article on the cleanup of the Treasure Hawk Mine claims in our August 2000 issue. Much has happened since then. Cutthroat Mining Corporation has completed all major restoration projects and...
• Round Mountain Gold
• Canyon Resources Corp.
• Hecla Mining Co.
• Tri-Valley Corp.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• US Gold Corp.
• X-Cal Resources
• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Royal Gold
Small Miner Beats Forest Service in Court
Thomas Tierney has been a long-time subscriber to ICMJ’s Prospecting and Mining Journal and has read about the many battles between miners and overzealous regulators. Then he faced his own battle.
Writing It All Off After The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
While many prospecting or mining operations don’t have sufficient profits to benefit from accelerated write-offs or even the full 100% “bonus” depreciation write-off, other options can be equally rewarding.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Tuck and Roll
…more difficult terrain must be traversed in the hope of locating small pockets, low depressions or small gullies on needle-covered slopes.
Eight Mines Earn Prestigious Safety Awards
Eight US coal, metal and nonmetal mines that achieved a perfect safety record in 2002—a combined 1.9 million employee hours without any time lost to serious injury or a fatality—were honored with prestigious “Sentinels of Safety Awards” presented by Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health David Lauriski
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