Turning Waste Rock Into Profit
February 2008 by Associated PressWhen others saw piles of waste rock at the former LTV Steel Mining property, Brad Gerlach saw opportunity.
Most placer equipment is really made with gold in the 30 and larger mesh sizes in mind, though if carefully used can often get reasonable recovery down to the 50 mesh size.
• Oregon passes SB 838
• Meanwhile, in California
Rod Griffin and I have spent most of our free time looking for the hard-to-find diamonds, and have found ourselves involved with wildlife, obstacles, bad roads, streams, bogs, bulls—you name it.
Alaska Governor Tony Knowles signed a bill making several beneficial changes to Alaska mining claim location law.
We can either surrender or draw a line in the sand and fight to hold the remaining mining rights we still have.
• Can you please shed some light on the material I collected...?
…a half-dozen dredgers have completed the appropriate paperwork and are conducting dredging operations at this juncture. They hope to expand these efforts to other western states in the near future.
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