January 2003 by Bob Schlosser“Hey, R.B., let’s go down and see how the patio is going.” Bart, my neighbor, called to me across the fence as he strolled by, heading towards the mine superintendent’s house.
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
The Montana Board of Environmental Review has extended the comment deadline on a proposed rule for treating water discharged by mining operations. The new deadline is March 17.
A recent discovery in Northern California has proven once again that there is still good gold to be found if you do your homework.
...we believe that these measures will also lead to diminished profitability, diminished tax revenues and, therefore, increasing calls for massive new economic stimulation which again, by historic standards, could well work to the benefit of the precious metals.
• "Well, that's what we've been told, isn't it?"
While a large number of locations have yielded some placer gold, most of the state’s placer production has come from a few productive districts.
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