Silver Posts Best Price in 11 Years—Strong Investment Interest and Steady Demand Cited
September 1999 by StaffStrong Investment Interest and
Steady Demand Cited
Former Sunshine Miners Find Work in Montana
Like almost 200 other Silver Valley miners, Butch Dempsey used to work at the Sunshine Mine in Kellogg. But, along with dozens of the others, he now works for the Columbus, Montana-based Stillwater Mining Co., about 400 miles to the east...
What Can I Do to Save My Mining Rights?
We can either surrender or draw a line in the sand and fight to hold the remaining mining rights we still have.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Michigan Proposal Would Restrict Mining Operations
A group called Michigan Save Our Water Committee is seeking a Michigan ballot measure that would prohibit some types of mining and restrict others.
My Lucky Thirteen Nuggets
Even with my favorite top-of-the-line gold detector there were several false digs. Many of the hot rocks gave a solid signal that was too much like a nugget to ignore. After trying several tests I just dug everything because it is better to be safe than leave a big, deep nugget for a more diligent gold hunter.
Melman on Gold & Silver
When I was a college student, I remember participating in a huge religious rally and the theme song, sung by hundreds of participants, had this repeating line: “I ain’t-a going to study war no more...” Those days surely are gone as headline after headline now shouts out at us that we had indeed better study and prepare for war.
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