The Robinson Mine—Big Things Happen Here
January 2013 by Bill RichWhen I’m traveling through the West, I sometimes take detours that lead me to places that I never knew exist
NovaGold Resources Inc. announced that a gold prospect in southwest Alaska is ready to advance to permitting.
One of the oldest sayings in the mining exploration world is that if you are going to search for a new mine, one of the best places to look is near an existing, proven property.
After paying for the mine fleet, mill capital, supplies, fuel, power and labor, at today’s metal prices, does this mine make a profit?
Silver recovery from low-level solutions is frequently done in a cell that has a cathode with 2 to 5 or more times the surface area as the anode.
“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”
...the federal agency is intrigued by a plan that might result in cleaning up the area without cost to taxpayers.
Fast forward to present day and the XRF has come of age. Pull the trigger on the hand-held device and you get a nearly instant assay of the surface of a rock.
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