November 2003 by Lance HarkerAwhile back, I was doing some prospecting in a remote mountain region, located in the rugged, well-timbered valleys of north-central British Columbia, an area known for its coarse gold.
• Washington State copies California's wayward regulations
Investors around the world are taking a good hard look at some of the emerging developments regarding dollar creation and are clearly having second thoughts about their dollar-denominated investments.
• A skeleton in the closet
• Taxpayers are buying beds
• America's pastime
Buoyed by higher copper prices, Chino Mines is reopening its ore concentrator and hiring workers.
After six years of primarily sideways action, gold broke decisively to the upside by breaking above strong resistance between $1,350 and $1,400 by soaring to near $1,450 before correcting moderately.
Fatal injuries at mining operations in the United States last year decreased nearly six percent from the previous year, according to preliminary data from the US Department of Labor’s Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
Met by jeers and cheers from more than 1,000 people, US Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) made another pitch to create three new national monuments in the deserts of southern California recently.
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