PLP Files Lawsuit to Lift Ban on Suction Dredging
October 2009 by Scott Harn“The goal is to get the rights of suction gold dredgers restored prior to the next dredging season,” stated PLP president Jerry Hobbs.
He excitedly told me he was going mining and wanted to know where he should go, how to do it, and so on. After he calmed down, I got excited. “I need to go!” was my response.
Last month saw a veritable mountain of good economic news come pouring out of government and industry. Industrial production was up; GDP rose strongly; unemployment rates came down; profits were up; consumer confidence readings rose; etc., etc., etc. And yet, strangely enough, the financial markets produced only a “molehill” of results.
Located about thirty miles west of Delta, Utah, just to the north of Highway 6-50, is a tall rocky crag with an apparent notch missing from the peak. This is Notch Peak.
The other distinguishing feature of calcite has to do with its chemistry. Geologists sometimes take a small bottle of dilute hydrochloric acid out into the field with them because calcite reacts with acids to make a bubbly foam.
We’ve been fielding quite a few questions lately from subscribers and manufacturers wanting to know if we are going to host another Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit.
The U.S. Labor Department approved special retraining and job-search assistance for more than 400 mine workers recently laid off at the BHP Copper Mine near Ely.
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