The Bawl Mill
September 2009 by Staff• Feeding the addiction...
• Running on empty...
• Boxer may go down with the count
Melman on Gold & Silver
The combination of these two concerns—the drift toward socialism and the willingness to violate law—appear to me to be capable of raising the level of civil disorder to a point where such disorders could be positive influences on the price of gold and silver.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Idaho continues toward elimination of EPA suction dredging regulations
• EPA makes preemptive strike against Alaska mine
• Proposed Mines Act permit fees
Lessons Learned From Geologists
Not long after this, I was camped out with the geologist beside the Similkameen River where he showed me the evidence that an ancient channel existed on our claim.
A Day On The Yuba River
There weren’t as many pieces of gold, but what I did find was bigger. As I worked my way down towards the spot that I had been working the first three days, I noticed a large crack that crossed the river.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Rocks That Burn: Is Oil Shale the Answer?—Part I
The day is old in the Rangely Oil Field in northwestern Colorado. I’ve paused in my southbound trip to take a gander at this historic field, one of the largest in the state. Intricate pipelines funnel water and carbon dioxide to the source rock far below.
California State and US National Panning Championships
Over 200 panners competed in this two-day event to decide who was the best of the best.
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Drive Under Way to Restore the Rights of Suction Dredgers • Abbey Confirmed As BLM Director • Gifts of Gold for University of Zimbabwe • Flood Stage—The Key to Reading a River • Noted Geologist Murdered in Kenya • South Yuba River Recreational Area • Rio Employees Face Trade Secrets, Bribery Charges • Pocket Mining Potential in Nevada's East Humboldt Range • Company Finds Gold in Wyoming’s Rattlesnake Hills • The Economic Impact of Suction Dredging in California • Bucket Line Dredges • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices