Using a Winch to Work Smarter, Not Harder
July 2009 by Ron KliewerIt’s really a kick to watch a boulder weighing several tons moving out of your dredge hole and onto the cobble pile being pulled by a cable attached to your portable winch.
The Crescent Creek placers are considered to be one of Utah's few commercial grade placers, but they are marginal and difficult to work at a profit.
...when we begin to observe what appears to be an early indication toward a more bullish stance in one of the major miners, that can reasonably provide us with a rising degree of optimism for the sector itself.
Q: I found a large quartz vein. I’m interested in mining this myself. Can you point me to a good book or other source on lode mining?
Surging global demand for copper has breathed new life into the mining industry in Chingola, a short drive from the Congolese border on top of some of the richest copper deposits in the world.
While a great many questions remain unanswered, there is little doubt that a new financing option for small-scale mining operations, “crowdfunding,” is growing as a viable and legitimate funding source.
ICMJ honored with prestigious award.
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