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
…Washington and America have never seen a flow of actions by a new President to match what Trump has done during his first three weeks, but those actions suggest two interpretations.
There are currently about 170 commercial-scale placer operations in Alaska. Most of these are small operations with just a few people working; they are often family affairs that operate seasonally only during favorable weather.
The world remains a fascinating place to watch, for it seems that just when some of the most serious problems appear to be on their way to resolution, a whole new collection crops up. We appear to have been in just that type of environment this past month.
My mining partner Keith McBride and I spent a week in May working on a twenty-nine man crew split up into six teams at a couple of “pay to mine” mining camps.
When doing your initial armchair research and selecting potential areas to explore, consider all the indicators, both natural and man-made.
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