The Bawl Mill
January 2010 by Staff• Top 10 ways to get past airport security
• Scientific certainty flashback
• Open means closed
• Gore’s Inconvenient Truth
PDAC’s (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada) annual convention held each spring in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is generally regarded as the largest and most impressive annual gathering of the mining industry in the world.
In the simplest sense, drills can be divided by their mode of action—percussion, rotary or a mixture of the two.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
Washington State has some of the most far-reaching, restrictive and overzealous regulations in the United States regarding small-scale prospecting and mining. Take one look at the “Gold and Fish” book, which lays out regulations for...
As I write this, I am still on a rush from taking my 9-year-old son, Jeffrey, prospecting for the first time this past weekend. It’s not that he hasn’t been along on numerous outings before: this is the first time that just the two of us went out for a day of drywashing and detecting under the desert sun.
The Michigan Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling that had blocked the state Department of Environmental Quality from deciding whether to issue a permit for a nickel and copper mine in the Upper Peninsula.
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