Rent, Lease, or Own Your Equipment
January 2006 by Mark E. BattersbyToday, renting, leasing, financing and outright purchasing are simply tools of the trade for many financial professionals.
I couldn’t wait to get started. With no field budget, an assay budget of $100/year, a 1975-Ford Bronco that was a road hazard, a gas card, a topo map and full support of the director, I headed to the State Line district near Tie Siding along US Highway 287 to begin mapping kimberlite.
The Umpqua River, located in the heart of western Oregon, flows for several miles nearly alongside Interstate Highway Five.
Stillwater Mining Company previously warned of possible layoffs after General Motors Co. canceled a major contract, but higher platinum and palladium prices have made up for the lost business.
It starts out innocently enough…
I have found gold more than 200 feet above the river. It was not unusual for nuggets of an ounce or more to be found in these deposits, but fine gold and flakes are much more common.
Keeping a health clinic in San Manuel operating was among key concerns the governor, state lawmakers and union officials addressed in a meeting about assisting laid-off copper miners.
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