San Manuel Mine Officially Closes With a Bang
February 2007 by Associated PressOne of the largest underground copper mines in the world officially closed mid-January, as demolition crews blasted its twin smelter stacks.
The Forest Service is issuing $69,630 in small grants to several rural communities in Nevada to help diversify their economies and wean them from dependency on natural resources.
Gold’s greatest previous bull market took place in 1977-1980 amidst currency instability, and we cannot help but note the similarities between the present and that past era.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• California Senator proposes locking up 2.5 million acres with "Wildnerness" designation
• Battle over the rights of people versus fish continues in the Klamath Basin
• Sound science or "fairy tales"
The pit was a classic one—exposed shale bedrock with all the material being washed out one end of the pit. Within a few minutes I had a nice mellow signal that was in open ground.
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