Why Did This Silver Mine Close? Pt II
November 2014 by Bill RichDuring the mid-1800s until about 1920, the settlers of the West tended to be quite optimistic, but in reality they flew with a wing and a prayer.
Gold in Guyana—Part II: Process Optimization at Sacre Coeur Minerals' Lower Puruni Alluvial Mining Project
In Part Two of my two-part series I describe the mechanized alluvial gold mining operation on the lower Puruni River launched by Sacre Coeur Minerals in 2011.
• Reopening closed areas
Unfortunately, death seemed to occupy a major role in recent major headlines—and it came in several different directions.
The beautiful province of Quebec, known in French as “La Belle Province,” is not only famous for its scenic attractions and world-renowned cities such as Montreal and Quebec City, but also as being one of the most attractive places for mining...
As the great Australian gold rushes of the 1850s gathered momentum, hopeful prospectors rushed from all parts of the globe, not least among these were the ubiquitous Chinese.
Present conflicts and realizations having to do with dependence on China have illuminated the fact that suction dredge miners have a vital role to play and are an ignored and untapped domestic resource—until now.
• California suction dredging
• HR 2262
The Bawl Mill • Gemstones to Die For • The Dredge Report • Guinea Africa: Gold, Ebola, and A Monkey Barbecue • Geobotany: Plants Associated With Mineral Deposits • The Hunt for Remote Canyon Gold • A Golden Summer • California State and US National Panning Championships • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices