The Bawl Mill
September 2005 by Staff• Excerpts from past issues
• Our Federal Landlord
• One down, two to go
• Challenging timing windows in Washington State
• More roadblocks to mining
Three European gold mining companies want the Bank of England to publicly state its activities in the gold and gold derivitatives markets. In a letter to the Financial Times, three small mining companies representing the majority of European gold production said since the start of the year, scores of reports about manipulation of the gold price had surfaced.
For twenty years, between 1980 and 2000, the price of gold was rarely mentioned. There was little interest, and the price was either falling or remaining steady. Since 2001, however, interest in gold has soared along with its price.
If developed with metal detecting in mind, this virgin ground could be a bonanza for nugget hunting.
It is better in a gem and mineral mining operation that the driller, blaster and mucker be the same person in order to be able to predict placement of the desired mineral enriched pockets.
...a substantial number of news headlines reflected the growing realization that much of the “green shoots” optimism of the past few months was premature.
• California puts the “to go” in Carl’s Jr. business and others...
• Do you think Congress is serious about cutting spending?
• IMF chief needs his own bailout
From the Editor • Lode Gold in Honduras • Explosives Camp Lets Students Explore Booming Career Path • Tales of California Gold Discoveries 1st in a Series—Yankee Jim's • Picks & Pans: Perseverance Pays Off • Irish Gold • The Best Copper Town Anywhere • Drywashing and Detecting for Eluvial Placer Gold Research is the Key to Success—Part I • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices