The Old Mine Dump
June 2003 by June SchlosserThere is one special picnic table I fervently wish I had kept. This special table was literally on top of the world. Better yet, it was on the mine dump of the old, long-abandoned gold mines at Summitville, Colorado.
The settlement did not grant an immediate approval for the project, but it did begin to clear the way for the company to apply for federal permits—a path the Obama administration previously had thwarted.
• Barrick Gold Corp.
• Montana Resources
• Placer Dome
• Newmont Mining
• Norilsk Nickel
• AngloGold Ltd.
• Ashanti Goldfields Co. Ltd.
• Randgold Resources
• Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
Every year there are large nuggets found by the diligent, and occasionally by the lucky newbie.
• A sobering revelation
• "Greenbacks" for green energy
• National "Perk" Service
• Can't see the forest through the trees
• Outsourcing the sauce
• I'll be there in "spirit"
…2017 was just the first year with a small increase after a huge drop off in exploration activity. It may take many years of future increases to get back to where the activity was in 2012, as projected increases in exploration spending are seen to be slow and steady.
• "Roll-Front Uranium Deposits"
• "I'm glad your (web)site exists..."
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