World Gold Council Launches $3 Million Ad Campaign
December 2000 by Associated PressThe World Gold Council has launched a major Fall advertising campaign designed to capture the attention of American fashion and jewelry conscious women.
True independence is rare among prospectors and miners. There is always someone or some agency that is telling the small-scale miner or prospector how to operate or requiring changes in their operations.
A federal investigation shows that the explosion that killed a 42-year-old worker at the Trapper Mine near Craig in August 1999 was an accident.
My mining partner Keith McBride and I spent a week in May working on a twenty-nine man crew split up into six teams at a couple of “pay to mine” mining camps.
Luckily, at about that time, I buddied up with a somewhat cantankerous, but very helpful, guy named Rod. He had become a local legend for his ability to consistently find gold.
• Reason for adits rather than shafts?
Seldom in the 22 years we have been writing in this space have we ever seen a parade of such important events pass along the world’s newswires and print media.
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