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
One of the reasons I am bringing this article forward to readers now is that the mine personnel are celebrating the production of 150 million ounces of silver since 1986.
Gold and jade are actually only minor mineral resources for the Northwestern Alaska region as a whole. Modern prospecting has focused more on base metal than precious metal resources.
While much attention in northern Alberta has been focused on the rapidly growing “oil sands,” another story of particular interest to the mining community has been taking shape virtually unnoticed in the same region.
A crater in an undersea volcano off Japan may contain the world's largest gold nugget ever found...
If approved, the project would use block caving to extract the remaining ore, most of which is 7,000 feet below ground level.
When I’m traveling through the West, I sometimes take detours that lead me to places that I never knew exist
Casperson said he is not worried about businesses subverting the language in the bill because the DEQ would still have the authority to halt the new construction if it is deemed environmentally unsound.
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