Large Scale Mining
Silver Boom Prompts Idaho Mine Expansion
January 2011 by Associated PressThe 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.
Where Will The Gold Price Go From Here?
There seem to be two possibilities for the future of this disease and either way there will be an effect on the price of gold.
What Is Your Grade?
After paying for the mine fleet, mill capital, supplies, fuel, power and labor, at today’s metal prices, does this mine make a profit?
Environmental Analysis Starts for Proposed Idaho Gold Mine
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
Great Atlantic Resources
It was your correspondent’s privilege to accompany Great Atlantic’s management and geologic team on a journalist and analyst tour of their various New Brunswick projects during late June, 2012.
Partner Withdraws from Pebble Project
One of the partners in a massive and contentious proposed gold and copper mine in Alaska is pulling out, raising questions about the future of the project.
Hecla to Reopen Lucky Friday Mine
Heclas’s underground Lucky Friday Mine in Idaho is scheduled to reopen following a series of accidents, which included the death of two miners.
EPA Recommends Against Reissuing Permit for PolyMet Mine
PolyMet contends the project will actually reduce mercury and sulfate discharges into the St. Louis River watershed because it will clean up an old iron mining waste pond at the processing plant site.
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