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
Two miners were killed in an accident partly because someone wedged a broom handle against a reset button to bypass an alarm that would have shut down the system, federal safety investigators said.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
Environmental groups last year urged Montana regulators to impose the bad actor designation, and now are seeking to intervene in the case.
The Nevada Senate introduced SB108 in 2009 to prohibit PVC piping utilized by miners to stake mining claims.
The $800 million project will provide 300 jobs during production. It will be the only US mine where nickel is the primary targeted mineral, with about 360 million pounds to be extracted.
In some ways, silver is the forgotten precious metal because it straddles both the world of precious metals and jewelry, while having many important industrial applications like a base metal. The price of silver reflects both the precious metal investment demand as well as the industrial demand.
…let’s dive in and take a closer look at these rich gold and silver-bearing minerals to find out what they are, where they form, and how to identify them.
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