Training Videos From NIOSH
April 2004 by StaffMining safety professionals can take advantage of training videos provided by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
There are situations where small-scale miners cannot use dredges or high bankers. This is when it’s time to join the ranks of the old timers and their use of hand methods. Back when a gold pan, pick and shovel and sluice or rocker box were the...
The evaluation must also consider the gold fineness or purity. The purity of the Sugardaddy nuggets is estimated at 850 fineness, meaning 85% is gold (Au), 12% is silver (Ag) with 3% being other gangue alloyed metal.
The last US uranium mill ever built, in this parched landscape near Lake Powell, shut down quickly after it started operating as nuclear power fell into disfavor about two decades ago.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• War games...
• Big hermano is watching...
Platinum is only one of a group of related metals that are referred to as platinum group metals (PGMs), because platinum in its native state usually contains all six metals of the group along with some iron.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Wyoming—A Land That Time (And Explorationists) Forgot • Two Arrested in Alleged Mining Investment Scheme • Wall-Rock Alteration • Melman Reports From PDAC—News About India, China, and a Potential Shortage of Nickel • Picks & Pans: Family's Identity Forged Working Nevada's Gold • Researching Suitable Areas to Detect for Free-Milling Gold • A Working Arrastra • The Golden Highway—Amador County • Prospectores Unite in Washington State • Flexible Circuits Possible From Gold Wire • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices