Prospecting for Copper Ores—Part I
June 2012 by Chris RalphCopper is one of the metals that form the backbone of our modern civilization. Copper is an essential part of every computer, cell phone, automobile and household appliance.
Choosing the right method to move your ore and waste is all about making the right choices. Sometimes more than one method may be used during the life of a mine as an operation expands and grows.
A crater in an undersea volcano off Japan may contain the world's largest gold nugget ever found...
If approved, the project would use block caving to extract the remaining ore, most of which is 7,000 feet below ground level.
Let’s take a look at these important property aspects individually, because they all affect the value of a property and how much mining companies might or might not be interested acquiring it.
Several nations around the world are working diligently to make their countries more attractive to resource development as a means of improving economic development. One such nation is Cambodia, located west of Vietnam, south of Laos and due east of Thailand.
The Lucky Friday is already one of North America’s deepest hard-rock mines. Now, the 62-year-old mine is about to get much deeper.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
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