Utah Mining History Being Erased
September 2008 by Mike CappsThe history of an important and prominent semi-ghost town of Eureka, Utah has been targeted by the Utah Department of Oil, Gas and Mining (DOGM) for immediate reclamation of “abandoned” mining sites.
Ask the Experts
Q: How do we get Congress to make up for some of their blunders and do something productive for a change, such as releasing those withdrawn WSAs?
Editorial: Montana's Controversial Rock Creek Mine
Throughout history, the demand for commodities has been constantly increasing. It is difficult to envision a reversal of this trend. Between China and India alone, roughly two billion people are on the verge of becoming middle class consumers. Good or bad, this is called progress, and it seems inevitable.
What Do You Need For A Successful Micro-Scale Mine?
For simplicity, I will assume that you wish to make enough profit so that you can comfortably pay your bills using just the profits from the mine.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
What's In A Name?
More than you’d think. For the past several years, we’ve attended countless trade shows across the country, handed out sample copies of ICMJ, and expanded our readership considerably by signing up new subscribers.
Small-Scale Mining, Milling and Recovery
In 1997, I had been working a hard rock claim in Lone Valley, Nevada with two partners. It was a small seam about one to two inches wide that had free gold up to 9 ounces per ton.
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