August 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDEvery miner has encountered rattlesnakes in his work, and some may have been bitten. The writer has never been bitten, but has worked with people who have been. It is not a pleasant experience.
Nevada gold mines produced only about 6 percent more gold in 2010 than they did the year before, but the value of that gold was up a whopping 33 percent.
-- “I especially enjoyed the October 2015 issue...”
-- “...about investing in gold and silver.”
-- “...reprint of my article...”
…what I’d like to focus on in this update is the assistance they provided to a suction gold dredger in Idaho being harassed by an environmental group.
• Barrick Gold Corp.
• Montana Resources
• Placer Dome
• Newmont Mining
• Norilsk Nickel
• AngloGold Ltd.
• Ashanti Goldfields Co. Ltd.
• Randgold Resources
• Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
If there is one word which seems to describe the past month on so many fronts, it is the word "dysfunctional." The tone was set when "American Beauty" won the Academy Award for "Best Movie."
• Just put it on our tab...
• Do you smell something?
• A voice from the past
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife Raises Harassment of Miners to a New Level • Oregon Miners File Suit Against Fisheries Service • BLM Land Swap Deal Raises Eyebrows • Gold in Nevada • The Greenhorn • Striking Gold • The Bombarded 38' Parallel • Picks & Pans: The Trophy Hunt • Corner Country Gold • Something to Consider When You Go Dredging • Western Mining Artifact Collectors Show • The Gold Hill and Iowa Mine 1895-1938 • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices