The Bawl Mill
October 2010 by Staff• A third political party is born
• The sky is falling...
• Unwanted money...
• Snow cones for safety
• The rules are changing
The surging price of gold is attracting a whole new generation of prospectors who are looking to find a bit of natural gold out in the hills. It’s certainly a lot different than it was six or eight years ago when gold was stuck below $300 per ounce.
This ruling comes at an opportune time, just as suction dredge miners are dealing with new proposed regulations in several western states. Be sure to cite this case when you provide comments on the regulations!
For hundreds, even thousands of years, gold has brought forth the worst as well as the best in the cultures of the world. It has pitted country against country, man against man, and brother against brother. There are countless tales...
Further downstream our motorized equipment was in play. One power sluice was going a lot, with a crew of four getting familiar with the equipment and working hard to create a holding pond to prohibit the muddy water and the...
In my travels, and my experience with gravity tables, one thing has implanted itself in my mind. What about the tails?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Nevada Claim Holders Form Coalition • Legislative and Regulatory Update • How to Handle Claim Jumping • The Bingham Canyon Copper Mine • Prospecting My Way Across Australia Pt I • Recreational Mining in the Cache Creek Mining District, Alaska • California and US Gold Panning Championships • Drywashing and Detecting for Gold • Melman on Gold & Silver