Our Old Friend, Mr. Crashbox
…what adjustment can I make to my dredge that will enhance its gold-catching ability?
Resolution Copper Project To Be Reviewed By Year-End
If approved, the project would use block caving to extract the remaining ore, most of which is 7,000 feet below ground level.
Melman on Gold & Silver
…this being our January 2021 edition, we offer our forecasts for gold and silver during the coming year. Hint: I hope I am not being overly-optimistic.
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
The Bawl Mill
• These are interesting times we live in...
• Bigfoot spotted and returned home
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Nevada miners get reprieve
• Georgia Senate race may set the stage for mining regulations
• New Executive Order on critical minerals
• Interior Department makes adjustments to LWCF
Ask The Experts - Is this prospect worth sampling?
Reading A River: Understanding Erosion and Gold
Rivers are not just random and accidental; streams and other drainages are what they are because of the forces of erosion acting on the bedrock.
The Basics of Permitting and Bonding Your Mining Operation
With the recent surge of interest in gold projects, it’s about time to revisit a subject that strikes fear into the hearts of small-scale miners: Permits.
Plotting and Persistence Lead to Big Gold
When he got home that night, he looked at the plotted points of gold and trash he had dug and saw that there was a distinct line where the gold nuggets were being found.
Using Countercurrent Material Flow to Improve Gold Recovery Efficiency
There is a material processing principle widely used in large milling operations to improve recovery that is poorly understood by most of the micro-mining and prospecting community...
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The First Year Is The Hardest
The catch being was that it was about 60 miles from Anchorage near Hope, and a good four or five-mile hike uphill to the claims.
Plans are also under way to coordinate with the incoming chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Mining In The El Paso Range of Southern California
While none of the historical mining camps are active, the area is still a hub of activity for the modern prospector, and claims still blanket the hills and gulches.
Tips and Tricks: A Dredging Tip for Clearing the Tailings Pile
After a short time, the tailings pile can get very large, and can actually block the downstream end of the sluice box.
The Kern River
There are clubs with claims in the area and there’s a section of the river open to the public, but the rest of the area is claimed up so do your research first.
Melman on Gold & Silver
While the election outcome is highly and hotly debated, yet another major portion of the world’s attention remains focused on developments with the COVID-19 pandemic itself...