The Bawl Mill
September 1999 by Staff• So much for privacy in the great outdoors...
• It's smoky in the Smoky Mountains...
• A tale of two or three populations...
• That retirement nest egg may need to be grade A extra large...
An online video gave me some ideas, and with a lot of trial and error I developed a reliable method of panning free gold particles down below 35 microns quickly and easily.
If there was one theme underlying many of last month’s headlines, it was millions of people on the march. Throughout France, students, union leaders and run-of-the-mill rioters created havoc as millions marched to protest a new law that would give employers the right to dismiss unsatisfactory youthful employees during their first two years of service.
Sterling Mining Company has resumed initial production at the Sunshine Mine in Idaho. The company anticipates a steady increase in production over the next three years until an average daily processing rate of 1,000 tons per day is achieved.
The Forest Service recently announced a new area set aside for recreational gold panning on the South Yuba River, east of Nevada City.
It’s been over 2½ years since the Siskiyou Regional Education Project (SREP) filed suit in US District Court against the Siskiyou National Forest (SNF).
One of the largest gold nuggets ever found with a VLF metal detector: I got a huge signal, and I was thinking it was just another piece of junk—perhaps an old can or piece of a shovel.
Priorities will include meeting with the EPA regarding suction gold dredging permitting and with the Forest Service regarding revisions to CFR 228A regulations related to mining and access on public lands.
Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Feds Eye Restrictions on AZ Archaeological Sites • IMF Reconsidering Gold Sales to Finance Debt • Governors Focus on Aid for Laid-off Miners • Nevada Counties, Towns Get Forest Service Grants • Labor Dept. Approves Aid to Laid-off Nevada Miners • Company Notes • ISEE Celebrates 25 Years • Picks & Pans: Basic Dry Washing Operations in Gold Placer Mining • Washington Miner Wins Poetry Contest • Gold Coin Sales Boosted by Low Prices • The Klamath Mountains • Silver Posts Best Price in 11 Years—Strong Investment Interest and Steady Demand Cited • Platinum—Group Metals • Historic Mining at Mount Diablo, CA • Gold in the Drum Mountains • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back