The Bingham Canyon Copper Mine
October 2010 by Alan J. ChenworthWhile the current mine plans forecast an end of mining in about 2019, Bingham Canyons’ future remains bright. Company officials are looking at an expansion that, if approved, will extend the mine life until about 2036.
Barrick Gold's Golden Sunlight mine; Everton Resources, Globestar Mining search for gold and copper in the Dominican Republic; NovaGold Resources' Galore Creek Project
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When I started dredging a short distance downstream from that feature I realized that I was into a major paystreak and much of the gold was coming right out of the upper gravel. I could see the chunky pieces falling out of the gravel as they were pulled into...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
I recently found myself wondering what would be the ultimate prospecting adventure. What would be the most amazing thing if I had no restrictions or limitations?
U.S. Representative Ron Paul, a Republican from Texas, introduced legislation designed to curb the ability of the president and the treasury secretary to manipulate gold prices.
It’s amazing how a few pictures could place an entire Presidential Administration on the defensive, yet that is exactly what has happened during the past month with the publication of the photos out of Iraq, which presumably show American soldiers engaging in acts of torture, humiliation and ridicule inflicted on their Iraqi prisoners.
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