mining and metals News


News items related to mining and metals as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service on behalf of the noted news source.


California Budget Deficit: Trailer Bills are Loophole Goldmine for Legislators Pet Projects

CONCORD, Calif., June 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California’s budget deficit.

Platinum Group Metals Heading Toward Tight Supplies, Soaring Prices and Competition from Cheaper Alternatives

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Platinum group metals (PGMs), namely, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and osmium, are heading toward a period of exceptional volatility with supply constraints and dramatic fluctuations in price, according to a new report published by Thintri, Inc. The same materials are threatened in the longer term by competing materials in some of their largest markets.

Governor Brown Vetoes Attack on Suction Dredge Gold Miners, says Gold Pan California – Directs Secretary of Resources to Publish EIR

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is full of suction dredge gold miners celebrating a line-item veto that Governor Brown made in the final State Budget today. ‘This is the vindication we’ve been waiting for,’ says owner Mike Dunn.

California Legislature Fails to Check Math: Proposed Gold Mining Budget Cut of $1.8 Million Increases Deficit by $23 Million, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. Pointing to a simple desk calculator, owner Mike Dunn cringes, ‘Can you believe the budget committees have made such a stellar math mistake?’