September 2004 by StaffDue to technical difficulties, the photos in the September 2004 issue of ICMJ are currently unavailable for the online version of the magazine. Please know we are working on this and will get the photos loaded as soon as we can. In the meantime, please enjoy the articles as usual! Thank you for your understanding! —ICMJ
The Forest Service recently announced a new area set aside for recreational gold panning on the South Yuba River, east of Nevada City.
Most small-scale miners want to know how they can set up a system much more cheaply. The difficulty is in the balance of putting together a decent small-scale system at a reasonable cost.
• How to end the deficit today
• Money that nobody wants
• Abandon ship!
Hardrock mining in the US has been hit by a tragic streak of mining accidents in recent months.
What gives this illustration great importance is America may be facing the same kind of dilemmas that have brought Japan’s market such long-term grief.
News during the past month seemed to focus directly on economic and political events close to home in the good old USA. As talk of recession—or worse—mounted, and as one stock market segment after another weakened sharply, the economic and political leaders of the nation sprang into decisive action.
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality approved permits allowing Kennecott Minerals, a subsidiary of Rio Tinto, to operate a nickel and copper mine in the Upper Peninsula.
The Bawl Mill • Kerry Proposes Large Fees on Miners • Is a Gold Rush Coming to the Iron Range? • The Klamath Oldland • Baker City is Defined by Gold Rush • Picks & Pans: George Duffy Jr.—Pocket Miner Extraordinaire • Coeur Alaska Hopes to Begin Work on Gold Mine This Fall • Crater of Diamonds, Arkansas • Company Plans to Develop Cabinet Mountains Mine • I-147 Before Montana Supreme Court • Diamond Exploration and Mining Heating Up in North America • Gold in Serbia • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices