Pombo Bill to Provide Some Relief for Miners
December 2005 by Scott HarnHouse Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo is no stranger to controversy. As we highlighted in our November 2005 issue, he recently pushed through a bill to reform the Endangered Species Act, providing much needed improvements.
During the past decade, silver has been in a pronounced bull market, which many analysts attribute to its unique attractions as both a monetary and industrial metal. One Canadian junior miner, SilverCrest Mines Inc., is working actively to take advantage of silver’s favorable performance by steadily expanding production at its flagship Santa Elena Mine...
In South Africa, a "gregory" is the term applied to a blunder of major proportion. James Gregory will forever be remembered in South African slang as the professor from Great Britain who made one heck of a "gregory."
“...I appreciate the details on the economics of the operation.”
Our theory was that a dredge would collect far more material in a shorter period of time, leaving us with ounces of gold every day.
We’ll call this prospector “Bill.” Bill found the nuggets pictured in a gully in Victoria’s Golden Triangle, where everyone had been detecting for more than twenty-five years. Many good nuggets were found in this gully over the years, and whenever...
...this time, instead of swarming over streams and gravel beds teasing out flakes of the precious metal, miners may have found the fabled and elusive mother lode.
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The Bawl Mill • Gemstones in Wyoming—Part I • Gateway Gold and Jerritt Canyon • The Koyukuk-Nolan Goldfields • Miners Come Out On Top in SREP v. USFS • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back • Company Notes • Adding Shine to Your Portfolio • Picks & Pans: Nuggetshooting Around Cactus • Tales of California Gold Discoveries 4th in a Series—Pay Attention When You Dig