Mining

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Molten gold signals revival in Calif’s Mother Lode

(AP) – With the price of the metal near historic highs, hovering around $1,700 an ounce, the first large-scale hard rock gold mining operation in a half-century is coming back to life. Miners are digging in eight historic mines near Sacramento.

12/17/2012

Expert: Ky. earthquake not from mining

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Geologists say the 4.3 magnitude earthquake that shook eastern Kentucky over the weekend was too deep to be induced by the region’s underground mining activity. The epicenter was about 10 miles […]

11/12/2012

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