Swiss Mining Company Demands Compensation From Bolivia
March 2007 by Associated PressGlencore International AG demanded compensation from Bolivia’s government for nationalizing a tin smelter owned by the Swiss mining company.
It all started with a phone call from my friend and prospecting partner Pat Keene. He told me that he knew of an investor who was just starting out in the gold industry and was looking for a gold consultant to go to Africa to prospect and analyze a 400 sq. mile concession in the middle of the Congo rainforest. I waited for the “just kidding” line...
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I suspect detailed geological mapping and prospecting would lead to discovery of one or more overlooked gold deposits in the district even though it has been heavily prospected in the past.
Since 1993, US reliance on imports of raw and processed materials of mineral origin has increased more than seven fold.
Hardrock mining never would have happened in the United States if a recent interpretation of the nation's mining law had been in effect in the 1890s, a mining executive says.
In the meantime, I want to highlight some recent court cases won with the assistance of Public Lands for the People…
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