Silver Demand Driving Mine Production Up—Mexico Remains Number One Producer
July 1999 by StaffWorldwide silver production is expected to increase annually, reaching 567 million ounces by 2001, up from 1997 levels of 501.9 million ounces...
Perhaps no one factor has caused more confusion in the search for ore than the attempt to use color as a guide to prospecting. Yet, there is a reason for every color seen in rocks, so it deserves to be noted.
Lt. Gov. Lorraine Hunt and the Nevada Commission on Tourism have agreed to seek an unspecified amount of marketing funds to boost tourism in the Ely, Nevada area in the wake of a mine closing.
• California suction dredging regulations
• Draft Coho recovery plan for Southern Oregon, Northern California
For years I had studied the tempting bench high above the East Fork of the San Gabriel River. A beautiful 20-foot vertical wall of encrusted boulders, cobbles and gravels beckoned to me 100 to 150 yards up a steep slope from the river bed. They were all very promising material. The kind of rounded curves that can charm so well, and tease a grown man into risking life and limb. So, on that nearly fatal day in May, I packed a spiral wheel...
• Settlement hearings
• Fighting back
Republican vice presidential contender Dick Cheney, continuing a campaign swing through the West, said the Clinton administration has failed to step up and toe the mark for the mining and energy industry.
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• Seven experts...and a little bit of editing
• November can’t get here soon enough
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