Stillwater Recovers Without GM’s Business
November 2009 by Associated PressStillwater Mining Company previously warned of possible layoffs after General Motors Co. canceled a major contract, but higher platinum and palladium prices have made up for the lost business.
How Do I Recover Gold In Black Sands?
Prospectors deal with black sands in lots of different ways. I know that some prospectors worry about getting every speck of gold and save black sands in buckets until they have hundreds of pounds.
New "Employment" Category
Due to the high demand for well paying jobs in the mining sector, and a robust mining industry in need of qualified workers, we’ve added an “Employment” section to our Mine Market (Classifieds) effective immediately.
Minnesota Delays Decision on Mineral Leases
Landowners complained that mineral mining on or near their property could damage property values while leaving them without a cut of potential profits.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Following Clues to a Hidden Gold Deposit
Many years ago I was in the American Canyon. I remembered a few details about a placer deposit there, so we decided to make a trip down and re-check some of these old workings.
Goldville, Alabama, (pop. 61) is located in hilly and forested country at an elevation of 1,018 feet, in the Piedmont physiographic province. It is near the northern boundary of Tallapoosa County.
A Long Dry Spell
Just three weeks ago one of our prospecting team members decided to go back to this location on his own. He had a new detector and wanted to try it out some.
The Bawl Mill • Molycorp Minerals Reopens Mountain Pass Mine • Utah's Crescent Creek Placers • The Business of Mining—Home Office Tax Deduction • Peshastin Creek, Washington • Michigan Proposal Would Restrict Mining Operations • No Gravel, No Gold • Nevada Regulators Reach Agreement With Queenstake Resources • Gold Has Shown Its Mettle, But How High Can It Go? • Utility Agrees to Remove Four Klamath River Dams • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Oregon Governor Asks For Mineral Withdrawal • The Very First Issue of the Mining Journal