The Bawl Mill
November 2006 by Staff• A busy week at work
• Help Needed: light office work, good pay, good benefits...
• FBI pulling weeds in Washington, DC
About 10 years ago the Forest Service told a miner that he could not stay on his claim for more than 14 days in a row. I told the miner that he could stay as long as he wants, providing he was mining.
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Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bush administration publicly announced they are against The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007 (HR 2262), a bill that would drastically revise the 1872 Mining Law.
Q: Does a claim holder of a claim that has been under constant, active status since 1932 have any rights that owners of newer claims do not have? In other words, do I have any grandfathered rights that post FLPMA claim holders do not have?
While the world is focused on the war on terrorism, rumors persist that sinister forces inside the beltway are looking for ways to attach a train-load of pork to an emergency appropriations bill.
As laws become cluttered, difficult to understand and almost impossible to enforce both effectively and economically, they are bound to drag down industry and commerce inside a welter of complications.
International Wayside Resurrects Gold Rush in British Columbia • Prospecting in Northern Sierra County, California • Government Says New Mine Will Benefit Bears • RS 2477 Fact vs. Fiction • The Nome Goldfields • Basic Sniping: Prospecting With a Pan & Simple Hand Tools • Over the Divide • Trio Accused of Stealing $1.7 Million in Gold • Ivanhoe Partners With Rio Tinto • The Business of Mining: Swap, Trade, or Exchange • Wyoming Expects Profits from Uranium • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices