The Bawl Mill
April 2005 by Scott Harn• Flattening Syria like a pancake
• "Did I say that out loud?"
• Flower arrangers wilting in Louisiana
• Be careful what you wish for...
• Suction dredging update for California
• The anti-mining Congress
In retrospect, I can now see that the thoughtless breaking of one of my safety rules regarding not dredging alone was to be a lesson I won’t soon forget.
Sometimes it takes a hard head to go beneath a hardhat. Digging for gold isn’t the easiest way to make a living, yet it’s an honorable profession, dealing a lot with nature.
PLP cannot understate the importance of this legal decision in our present battles with the political powers of the California swamp.
The great transition has now occurred as we move away from the Age of Fed Chairman Greenspan and into the Age of Fed Chairman Bernanke. However, Mr. Greenspan was kind enough to leave a last-minute parting gift by raising the overnight lending rate to 4.5% on his last day in office, January 31, 2006.
It was once said that the Fairbanks Mining District would probably not be much of a producer. The impact of this goldfield on the mining world of the north did not start with a bang. Rather, the participants of this gold rush more or less...
• Do as I say, not as I do...
• A poor investment...
Our Readers Say • Progress Report on Washington State Small-Scale Regulations • Pediments • Bill to Allow Mining of Coeur d'Alene Basin • Dredging Below the Homestake • Looking Back • Picks & Pans: The Glory Hole • Enthusiastic Crowds at PDAC • Fraser Institute Survey Results Rank Best (and Worst) Mining Locales • Synclinal Oil • Small-Scale Prospecting & Mining (A Little History) • Higher Zinc Price Creates Opportunity • Government Appeals Miner Injury Case to Supreme Court • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver