The Guaniamo Diamond Region, Venezuela—Part I
July 2010 by Carl BrinkThe considerable richness of the gravels is shown by the fact that operators have successfully worked the same river sections for over 20 years.
• Barrick Gold Corp.
• Montana Resources
• Placer Dome
• Newmont Mining
• Norilsk Nickel
• AngloGold Ltd.
• Ashanti Goldfields Co. Ltd.
• Randgold Resources
• Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
Every year the Northwest Mining Association holds an industry trade show. Many vendors are on hand, and there are many presentations given. With thousands of folks in attendance it’s not hard to get a pulse on what is happening in the mining industry.
News during the past month seemed to focus directly on economic and political events close to home in the good old USA. As talk of recession—or worse—mounted, and as one stock market segment after another weakened sharply, the economic and political leaders of the nation sprang into decisive action.
• Alaska Governor blasts state habitat division
• Laws proposed and reviewed in Washington State
• Comments needed on California's arsenic goals
• New explosives requirements
• Bill introduced to curb ESA abuses
The Washington Department of Ecology recently issued a revised environmental study of a proposed Okanogan County gold mine. The study is an amendment to one done in 1997 for the proposed Crown Jewel open pit mine on Buckhorn Mountain near Chesaw.
The Bawl Mill • California Dredgers Shafted by Assembly Democrats • Rare Earth Deposit May Be Awaiting Discovery • When Gold Moves, Placers Form • Beginner's Luck • The Curious Saga of the Jack Wade Creek Dredge • Nevada Mining Tax Fails in Signature Drive • Taxes, Numbers & Mining • Melman on Gold & Silver • What Was That Article Again? • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices