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.
The Forest Service is attempting to close off historic trails and roads throughout the western states, declaring the closures are part of a travel management project. They state their motivation is to control damage caused by off-highway-vehicles.
Although there is no direct connection between the price of lumber and the precious metals, there is an important indirect one due to the importance of the housing market to overall economic activity.
Arkansas has an area of over 53,000 square miles, with a population of over 2.3 million. Natural vegetation consists of hardwood forests where not cleared for agriculture or urbanization.
I regularly get inquiries along the line of: “Hey, I found this rock, and I think it might be gold ore. How can I tell?” Prospectors are always on the lookout for gold-bearing rocks that may be the source of any nearby placer gold.
There are many other locations in the area where gold has been found, but Woods Creek is the most famous of the creeks and gulches in the area where the 49ers searched for that elusive yellow metal.
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