Tiffany & Co. to Open Plant in Northern Canada
January 2003 by StaffTiffany & Co. plans to open its first diamond cutting and sorting plant early this year in conjunction with its investment in a diamond mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories.
A US Geological Survey (USGS) assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the central part of the Alaska North Slope and the adjacent state offshore area finds that there is a significant amount of oil and a large amount of gas that remains to be discovered.
The nation’s mining industry can expect a more favorable working climate, Bush administration officials told a receptive audience at the Northwest Mining Association’s (NWMA) annual convention.
Feeling through the mud, I felt the weight and shape of what could only be gold. Throwing my hand in the water revealed a sixteen-gram nugget oozing with character.
Mining was curtailed at the Gold Hill Mine in Quartsburg, Idaho, in September 1895, because the owners disagreed about the profitability of pumping large volumes of water from the workings and mining the sulfide ores encountered in the lower levels. In June 1896, the property was sold at auction to A. H. Boomer of San Francisco, California for $4,500. The following day Boomer deeded the mine to...
There are strong opinions on both sides after the Bush administration issued a rule ending the Clinton-era Roadless Rule.
Last month I wrote an article entitled “Good Assays and Bad,” which gathered a few comments.
Washington State has some of the most far-reaching, restrictive and overzealous regulations in the United States regarding small-scale prospecting and mining. Take one look at the “Gold and Fish” book, which lays out regulations for...
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