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.
The hair stood up on the back of my neck when I saw this, especially the nice patches of wash in the bottoms of the gullies, a sure sign of an auriferous source being nearby.
• Can you hear me now?
• IRS = Irresponsible, Renegade Scoundrels
• The $293 million dollar nap
Each year this annual event is staged to determine just who is the best of the best, and each year this event becomes larger. This time one hundred ninety contestants decided to prove just how good they were.
Gold prices won't be on the rebound anytime soon, so World Gold Council Chairman John Willson is telling miners they have to eke by with the current depressed value of the metal.
GPS provides the prospector a precise way of knowing just where something (like a mine) is located. There are many thousands of lost mine stories—some real, and some made up. The use of a GPS could well have made the difference to accurately record their location.
The Keystone district includes a group of mineralized shear zones and veins that are associated with the Keystone Quartz Diorite in the Medicine Bow Mountains of southwestern Wyoming. Gold production from this district is unknown, although some estimates suggest that 7,500 to more than 12,000 ounces were produced.
Within 30 minutes, a nice, coarse nugget popped up right in the gold pan, and the rush was on! We worked hard for the entire day. Though some pans were not as good as others, the gold was good enough to...
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