Silver’s Shine is Back
June 2007 by Nicholas K. GeraniosAs a precious metal, silver doesn’t have the allure of gold. As an investment, it’s not as hip as Google. But dowdy old silver is suddenly chic. Silver prices are at their highest in more than 25 years, and mining companies are riding an economic boom.
The Best Copper Town Anywhere
In the high desert hills more than 60 miles west of Prescott, Bagdad’s residents chat about the Wednesday golf league, the girls softball team and the new cafeteria over at the school.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Trump cabinet forming
• Last minute regulations
• California suction dredging
The Basics of Exploration Leases and Contracts—Part II
This is the point where you might ask, “What do these types of contracts typically look like and how are they negotiated?” Well, that is the topic of this month’s article.
A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part III
Most of the old large gold dredging operations used a trommel. The trommel consisted of a long metal cylinder made of heavy punch plate in which the small gravel, black sands, and gold would fall though holes and end up in banks of sluices.
MMAC & PLP Update
Many miners have failed to exercise their rights by using the power of their Mining Districts and laws that are already on the books, such as 43 CFR 9712.1, which states…
The Bawl Mill
• Getting scolded during recess happens to adults, too.
• On-the-job training
• Batteries not included
• By the numbers
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts—What is barite used for? • Ask the Experts—Are you able to advise me on the status of HR3824? • Our Readers Say • Sulfides, Selenides and Tellurides • Rahall Looks to Rewrite 1872 Mining Law • San Francisco Mint and US Gold Reserves • Forest Service Attempts to Close Public Access • Revisiting Commerce Resources—A Tantalum and Niobium Mining Project • The Seventymile and American Creek Goldfields • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver