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Why Did This Silver Mine Close?

Bad management, cave-ins, the lack of adequate capitalization, bad winters—the list of possible scenarios that might have closed a mine is a long one.

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Gold of Plumas County


Plumas County has a rich heritage of gold mining, much of it from placer deposits that can still be searched and panned today. Being at the far northern end of California’s famed Mother Lode, it is quite often overlooked by those searching for gold today—really a well-kept secret after all of these years!

Ask The Experts - Why is the gold in these clays?


National Mining Hall of Fame to Induct Five


Ceremonies  for the induction of five mining industry pioneers into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held Saturday, September 17, 2005 at the Museum Convention Center in Leadville.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Backdoor Wild Lands order
• PLP reports on latest dredge lawsuit
• Massive lands bill avoided
• No cap and trade for now
• RS-2477 rights affirmed

The Bawl Mill


• Why rent when you can own?
• County taxed by tax error
• Military policy wins out over common sense

CMA Conference Summary


I recently attended two out of three days of the California Mining Association’s Annual Conference in Monterey, California, and found it well worth my time.

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