The Forgotten Specimen—Part I
June 2009 by Jonathan PorterIn these types of cases I tend to listen to what my metal detector is telling me. The machine was very quiet, suggesting my initial impressions were right about the ground make up.
The very first thing to find out...is if the detector has the ability to be ground balanced.
• Down on the farm...
• Who you gonna call...
• Deceased still collect wages...
Last month saw the mining industry take center stage as Toronto, Ontario was once again host city for the giant PDAC annual mining convention. We take at look at that gathering below, focusing on some of the negative industry sentiment on display.
The site of the old mining camp of Quartzville is 30 miles northeast of Sweet Home, Oregon, via a road which is paved for much of the distance. It is located in mountainous terrain along the west slope of the rugged Cascade Range, with elevations ranging from 1,600 to over 4,000 feet.
Dick DeVoto, head of Canyon Resources Corp., said his company's lawsuit against the state of Montana will go after the voter-initiated ban on the use of cyanide for mining. This marks a change in strategy.
• Pennsylvanians looking for a tax rebate get a sultry offer
• Teenage legislative employee alreadys knows how to spend taxpayer money
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