Visionaries, Scoundrels, and Gamblers
February 2000 by Associated PressAsk leading historians to name Colorado's top 10 builders and the list quickly grows to 50 people. The list includes visionaries, scoundrels and gamblers.
The Delamar (Ferguson) mining district is located in Lincoln County, Nevada, some 29 miles by road, southwest of Caliente. The district is on the west side of the Delamar Mountains at elevations between 5,900 and 6,600 feet.
One company that is actively working to develop their lithium property is Nemaska Exploration, with their primary project located near the Cree community of Nemaska, situated on the shores of Champion Lake.
Not much has changed along the original stage road that runs easterly from an old schoolhouse northeast of Nogales into the Patagonia Mountains of southern Arizona. Marked on the maps as Duquesne Road, the route has been in use for over 130 years, climbing from the hot desert floor to an almost 6,000-foot elevation pass before dropping back down the eastern slope of the mountains to reach the old mining camps of Washington, Duquesne, and Lochiel.
Original Sixteen to One Mine, Inc. has experienced unreasonable heavy-handed enforcement by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) for the past two years (see ICMJ January 2000 issue). The publicly listed company operates a traditional underground gold mine...
One area receiving huge attention is the promised ascension of free market concepts associated with Trump versus the government-dominated Keynesian ideas previously advocated by both President Obama and Hillary Clinton.
It is hard to imagine any month during the thirty years I have been writing this column which had more bombshell headlines than the past thirty days.
Gold mining companies are being conservative in asset valuations despite recent spikes in gold prices in terms of US dollars, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
The Bawl Mill • Clinton Declares Three More National Monuments • McCain Derides Clinton Forest Policy • Foreigners Lure Mining Partners • Pacific Island Gov'ts Focus on Undersea Mining • Options Narrowed for Managing Chugach National Forest • Company Notes • Diamond Fever • Gold in Jasperoid • Underground Geologic Mapping • New Quarry Regulations in West Virginia • Ash Fork Calm After Explosives Theft • Picks & Pans: Mining in Ghana • Little Rocky Mountains, Montana • Collector Reaches New Lows to Find Bottles • Chinese Camp, California and the Tong War of 1856 • Millie's Tailings • Executive Defends Special Mill Site Exemption • Chasing the Ghosts of Forty-Niners • Washoe County Balks at Black Rock Desert Plan • State's Only Gold Mine Processes Last Precious Ore • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back