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.
Yukon-Nevada received permission last month from the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection to restart the mill, after the agency determined the company met environmental standards.
I know big mining companies use cyanide and other leach systems to recover gold from ore. Is this the only economically feasible way to recover the values?
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
I had some success following this premise this summer, finding a few nuggets in places I think I overlooked in the past.
Once you have had a chance to look at our charts and quotes for this issue, I have one bit of advice. "Don't go running off to see your optometrist!"
The Bawl Mill • Gold Deposits of North Carolina • Dredging the Mokelumne • How to Get Started as a Gold Prospector • Sunshine Mine is Up and Running Again • Gold at Ponderosa • The Juneau Goldfields • Wham Hill • Golden Sunlight Seeks Expansion • Washington Gold & Fish Regulations Update • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices