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 Sierra Mojada Project lies within a historic high grade silver, lead and zinc mining district originally discovered in 1879.
China plans to set up strategic reserves for key minerals such as copper, uranium and aluminum, the government said, acting to ensure supplies amid record high prices due to soaring demand.
They must have assumed the paystreak was spotty and had been mined out, so they never mined as close to the side of the valley as they should have.
I am an electrical contractor and a Board Member of Public Lands for the People (PLP). I have clients, a husband and wife, who own private property in the Los Padres National Forest. There are two ways to access their property. Both are pilots and able to fly in via small plane or helicopter, which for me was an exciting perk of working at this property.
Patience and persistence is the name of the game when you are detecting this way for gold, as you will have to do a lot of work preparing the ground to detect with any degree of success.
The most impressive fact about gold’s performance during 2016 is the yellow metal’s ability to withstand news shocks, hold on to previous gains and gradually move to new, higher levels.
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