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Topic: Crown Mines

In the News (Mon 25 Jun 18)

Crown Butte Mines Inc., a subsidiary of Canadian mining giant Noranda Inc., is interested in establishing a gold mine in the Henderson Mountain region of Wyoming.
Crown Butte, believes that it can extract over 8 million tones of ore from the New World Mine, as it will be known, over a 15 year period.
Crown Butte has countered these arguments stating that it will be one of the safest and revolutionary mines in the world.
www.american.edu /TED/yellow.htm   (1201 words)

 CRS Report: 96-669 - New World Gold Mine and Yellowstone National Park - NLE
Crown Butte submitted its operating plan for a hardrock mine permit to the Montana State Department of Lands November 15, 1990.
Mine proponents claim that the United Nations input interferes with the EIS process and is unnecessary.
Critics of the General Mining Law of 1872 believe that in many cases there is no way to protect other land values and uses short of withdrawal of lands from the operation of the Mining Law.
www.cnie.org /nle/crsreports/mining/mine-9.cfm   (2357 words)

 Crown Mines Incident - Vancouver International Writers Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It was a drought-dry Saturday, hot as hell, with the bluegum leaves sniping at the harsh breeze when two cows fell off the train near the Crown Mines Station, just outside Joburg, in a year which seemed to belong less to the Lord than to the apartheid government of P.W. Botha.
They work for the mining company or the police and their jobs are held in trust for them for the small exchange of their vote.
Sunday mornings in Crown Mines are always quiet.
www.writersfest.bc.ca /news/05contest_aime.htm   (958 words)

 Silver mining and the English Crown: direct working of the Devon mines, 1292 to 1350. Peter Claughton
With prospect of good returns in 1299 the mines were granted to Italian bankers, the Friscobaldi, as security for a loan but, in their short tenure, they paid little regard to maintenance or development work and left the mines in a poor state.
The miners from the lead mining field brought no particular deep mining skills and the tinners employed in adit drainage work were utilising their skills in draining shallow, but wet, stream workings.
Although there is no evidence that the Crown opened up the Devon mines with deep working in mind, by its willingness to provide the capital necessary to develop the mines, it set the pattern for the application of capital intensive techniques in the industry.
www.people.ex.ac.uk /pfclaugh/mhinf/mexico.htm   (1548 words)

 Crown King - Arizona Ghost Town
Crown King's post office was established June 29, 1888 and discontinued May 15, 1954 and has been reopened since then.
The Crowned King gold mine was the mainstay of the town of Crown King.
The owners of the mine did not tolerate drunkenness in their employees so the town attracted a higher class of miner.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/az/crownking.html   (152 words)

 "A gold mine in Montana is a lode of controversy"
Crown Butte also plans to dispose of up to 5.5 million tons of additional tailings by covering them with water and placing them in an enormous impoundment that would occupy the valley next to the mountain.
Crown Butte argues that the impoundment technology, which has been used in Canada and Scandinavia, is safe and that its venture will clean up old mining sites now polluting the area.
Crown Butte is seeking to obtain 27 acres of federal land for the mine, citing an 1872 mining law requiring the federal government to lease land at $5 an acre if there is proof of a valuable mineral deposit.
sln.fi.edu /inquirer/gold.html   (1902 words)

 Historical Gazette: Dan DeQuille of the Territorial Enterprise, The Big Bonanza
At the Crown Point mine, when the cage was being hoisted for the last time, some of the men on it were so far suffocated as to fall back and were crushed to death between the sides of the cage and the timbers of the shaft.
The wives, children, and relatives of the lost flocked to the several hoisting-works, approached as near to the mouths of the shafts as they were allowed to come, and stood there on all sides, their grief and lamentations causing tears to coarse down the cheeks of the most stout-hearted.
At the Crown Point the men so crowded upon the cage at first (a cage holds from twelve to sixteen men) that it was detained nearly five minutes, the station - tender being afraid to give the signal to hoist while so many men were in danger of being torn to pieces.
www.pacific-hoe.com /~histgaz/dequi10.htm   (2670 words)

 Yellowstone/New World Mine Agreement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Crown Butte will place $22.5 million into an escrow account to cover the costs of cleaning up the site and restoring any damages to natural resources.
The proposed New World Mine is located in the historic New World Mining District consisting of some 25,000 acres adjacent to the town of Cooke City, Montana, which is five miles northeast of Yellowstone Park.
The District is the location of approximately 50 historic gold, copper and silver mines and three former smelters which were operated from the late 1800s to the 1950s.
clinton3.nara.gov /CEQ/Record/081296tp.html   (402 words)

 Mining in Cornwall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mining in Cornwall has existed from the days of Stone Age man and mining in Cornwall dates back to between 1000 and 2000 B.C. when Cornwall is thought to have been visited by metal traders from the eastern Mediterranean.
However it was in the 19th century that mining reached its zenith, before foreign competition depressed the price of copper, and later tin, to a level that made Cornish ore unprofitable.
Dolcoath, (Cornish for Old Ground), the 'Queen of Cornish Mines' was, at a depth of 3500 feet (1067 m), for many years the deepest mine in the world, not to mention one of the oldest before its closure in 1921.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mining_in_Cornwall   (656 words)

 Crown King, Arizona
Crown King, Arizona, a hamlet at about 5900 feet elevation in the pine forest of the Bradshaw Mountains, attracts people from nearby Phoenix and the Sonoran Desert like a magnet during the summer.
Today, Crown King, the community, nestles in the mountains as a quaint and historic old mining town, with a growing number of summer homes in the pine forest and a full calendar of events during the year.
When the mine closed, an entrepreneur dismantled the Oro Belle saloon and hauled it by mule, board by board, to Crown King, where he reassembled it and reopened it for business.
www.desertusa.com /mag03/jun/crown.html   (1029 words)

 Crown Technology Inc.|Industrial chemicals | steel industry |
Crown Technology Inc achieved ISO 9001 certification in 1997, and upgraded to 9001:2000 in 2004.
Crown Technology Inc is the leader in corrosion inhibitors and acid additives for steel processing.
Crown is the number one supplier of acid additives in North America, and is the Industry leader in inhibition technology.
www.crowntech.com   (402 words)

 Research and the Roles of Industry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mine pre-feasibility was established, reserve estimates and forecast production schedules were available and some of the required permits had been received.
Actual underground mining costs and their experience with the methods proposed by the company were verified with other North American operators.
Mine life was restricted to a maximum of fifteen years, and startup production was phased-in over a two-year period for those projects not in production due to the high discount rates measured from sales and the companion assumptions applied.
www.warp8.com /segnewsletter/specialfeature.htm   (3604 words)

 Northern Crown - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Crown Castle to Build One 2 One Network in Northern Ireland.
Crown Castle International Completes Wireless Network for One 2 One In Northern Ireland.
The Toronto Stock Exchange - Trading Halt - Northern Crown Mines Ltd. - NCW.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-x-nrthrncw.html   (135 words)

 Cleator - Arizona Ghost Town
The enormous amount of mines in the Bradshaw Mountains necessitated the building of a railroad, the Prescott and Eastern, between Crown King and Mayer.
Gold ore was quickly empty and replaced with mines down the hill and when Murphy's Impossible Railroad reached Turkey Station (also known as Turkey Creek Station and Turkey Siding) in 1902, mostly of the mines was ready as a costumers for transport.
Cleator become empty town in 1920 when the mines closed and J. Cleator, who married in 1919, after almost living alone in 50 years, had a wife, two children, one closed mine and one ghost town.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/az/cleator.html   (1298 words)

 Long Walk to Freedom -Gold Mines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
IT WAS DAWN when we reached the offices of Crown Mines, which were located on the plateau of a great hill overlooking the still dark metropolis.
Johannesburg was a city built up around the discovery of gold on the Witwaterstrand in 1886, and Crown Mines was the largest gold mine in the city of gold.
The mining companies preferred such segregation because it prevented different ethnic groups from uniting around a common grievance and reinforced the power of the chiefs.
archives.obs-us.com /obs/german/books/Mandela/pp55-56.html   (252 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The White House, Montana's congressional delegation, environmentalists and Crown Butte all breathed a sigh of relief that the buyout was concluded.
Greg Etter, general counsel for Crown Butte Mines in Houston, said the company did what it felt was a "practical resolution to a unique set of circumstances" and in the best interest of shareholders.
The Crown Butte mine was opposed primarily by environmentalists who feared it would harm the Yellowstone area, while others said state and federal regulators should have an opportunity to weigh the impacts of the mine before making a decision.
www.billingsgazette.com /region/980808_reg010.html   (506 words)

 Crown takes stake in fourth diamond mine - Breaking News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Crown will hold 40 per cent of Dancarl Diamonds, Sedibeng 42 per cent, and a Women in Mining consortium the balance.
Crown, which mines South African diamonds at its Helam, Star and Messina miners, said Dancarl adjoins the Messina property.
Crown is currently negotiating new agreements with unions at its Star mine, but said the talks have not disrupted work on the mine's shaft upgrade and other essential underground preparatory work.
www.smh.com.au - !http: //www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/09/27/1096137155709.html   (223 words)

 The Militant - 9/28/98 -- Illinois Miners Strike Over Health Benefits
The strikers are members of UMWA Local 1969 at Crown 2 Mine in Virden, Local 12 at Crown 3 near Farmersville, and Local 2488 at the Industry mine, a strip mine near Macomb.
Miners on the picket lines at both Crown mines wore camouflage shirts and hats, many with slogans from the Pittston fight or the 1981 UMWA strike at A.T. Massey.
In an indication of their fighting spirit leading up to the walkout, miners at the Crown No. 3 told the Militant that when the company asked them to work during their vacation in July, all the union members refused.
www.themilitant.com /1998/6234/6234_3.html   (808 words)

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Crown Butte was moving the mining proposal forward under some of the most stringent procedures in the world to ensure safety for the environment from all activities of the proposed mine.
The mining company agreed to clean up Fisher Creek, which runs directly through the old mining district, and to clean up 250,000 tons of historic tailings in an adjoining watershed which have polluted a creek flowing directly into Yellowstone Park for over 50 years.
The withdrawal did appear, however, to be an attempt by the administration to prejudice the media and public into believing that the danger of large scale mining development in the region was greater than it truly was, and into believing the area to be mined was pristine and untouched.
www.sovereignty.net /p/land/wildlandtom.htm   (3235 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, ...
The defendants in the action brought by the United States and the State are Crown Butte Mines, Inc. and Crown Butte Resources Ltd (collectively referred to as ``Crown Butte'').
Pursuant to the Consent Decree, Crown Butte will transfer, cause to be transferred, or relinquish to the United States those property interests that comprise the District Property.
In addition, the proposed Consent Decree provides for covenants from Crown Butte, GYC and the State in favor of the United States relating to conditions in the New World Mining District and the response and/or restoration actions to be performed there.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-GENERAL/1998/June/Day-30/g17402.htm   (572 words)

 Australian Mining, Mining News, Jobs and Employment, Engineering Supplies, Minerals, Perth Australia Mining Equipment, ...
Crown Diamonds chief executive officer Johan Dippenaar said the latest price success is well in excess of the budgeted price of US$175 per carat for these operations.
Dippenaar also announced that Crown had recorded its first sale of run-of -mine production from its third operation, the Helam diamond mine, acquired by the company in July this year.
Crown also announced that it is currently conducting its annual wage negotiations for the three mines with the National Union of Mine Workers (NUM), and has already reached agreement for the Helam mine.
www.minebox.com /story.asp?articleId=4717   (343 words)

 State Mines Control Authority
The State Coal Mines Act, No.70 of 1912, provided for the establishment of State coal mines on Crown or private lands by the Minister for Mines and for the appointment of a General Superintendent of State Coal Mines for a period of five years.
The mine was subsequently taken over by the Railway Commissioners early in 1921 and transferred to the jurisdiction of the Minister for Mines on 1 October 1932.
The Board comprised the Under Secretary of the Department of Mines, an officer of the Department of Mines nominated by the Minister for Mines and a representative of the Department of Railways nominated by the Minister for Transport.
www.records.nsw.gov.au /cguide/sy/smca.htm   (876 words)

 Gold Hill Nevada Mining Tragedy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Recovered from the Crown Point are: James Bickle, Patrick Buckley, Jeremiah Shanet (Chenette), John Rohan (Rowen), Edward and William Jewell, Patrick Hogan, A. Grant, A. McDonald, Peter Blouin, Thomas McCoy, Joseph Matthews and William Mitchell.
One of the dead miners taken out of the Crown Point mine was found hanging in a shaft on a ladder, one of his legs apparently “fast inside of one of the rounds of the ladder and his arms in their death grip fist to the same while his head fell backwards.
He was a Crown Point miner but was found at the 600 ft. level of the Kentuck where he was apparently trying to take refuge.
hometown.aol.com /nevadaties/miningtragedy.html   (3456 words)

 Unico Inc.
Ore occurrences at the 3,300- and 4,300-foot-areas presaged a significant mining operation in the 8,000-foot-area.
All such mining operations were ceased in 1981 due to lack of mill and smelter recipients.
During emplacement, a dome with a radical fracture pattern formed and, with continued movement, the south side of the dome was uplifted as a trap door.
www.unicomining.com /investments/deer1.php   (614 words)

 Heavy equipment and mining equipment parts and components
Crown Parts and Machine provides OEM replacement parts and structural components to the Mining Industry Worldwide.
Crown is the largest manufacturer and remanufacturer of aftermarket parts for heavy equipment.
Crown's parts are in service at open pit mines worldwide.
www.crownpartsandmachine.com /index.htm   (120 words)

 The Goldbug Weekly Comment - April 4, 1997
It takes time to build a mining company and the Brock Group has been working on 3 of them since the early 90's: American Bullion, Columbia Gold and Northern Crown Mines (NCW.V) All 3 of them have been successful so far as they discovered 3 potentially economic deposits.
I am convinced that Northern Crown has all four and I suggest you call Bob Swenarchuk who manages investor relations, so he can tell you in his own words why what I am saying is a realistic picture of the potential of this company.
Northern Crown has clearly the potential to develop between one and two million ounces at Guadelupe, but let's be conservative and use the 300,000 ounces of the Zapote zone, and a very conservative US$35 per ounce of gold in the ground.
www.gold-eagle.com /gold_digest/goldbug404.html   (2067 words)

 UNCN - Penny Stocks, Momentum Stocks, and Small Caps on the Move - StockNetPros.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In addition to reaching the agreement with Crown Mines to extend the payment due date, Unico has made a payment of $237,787, which includes all past due royalties, taxes, assessments, and all other amounts due, as well as advance lease payments to July 1, 2006.
We are extremely pleased with the continued support received by Crown Mines and their willingness to work with us in achieving our goal to develop the property into a major mining operation," stated Mark A. Lopez, chief executive officer of Unico, Inc.
The new revised mining lease runs through October 31, 2006, and grants to Bromide Basin Mining Company the option to purchase six fully permitted patented mining claims and twenty-one located mining claims comprising in all over 400 acres of Bromide Basin.
www.stocknetpros.com /bulletin/showthread.php?t=51   (2662 words)

 www.mineweb.net | gold_silver DRDGold makes loss despite high gold price and weak Rand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This was despite the slower than expected volume increase at Blyvoor mine, resulting from repairs to a shaft and underground grade issues at ERPM “arising from increased seismicity and consequent safety concerns”.
This increase was mainly the result of the Vatukoula mine in Fiji coming back on stream after a planned shutdown in the previous quarter.
Mineweb always carries details of at least 20 independently written top mining, mining finance, metals and mining sector analysis articles on its homepage as well as a fast news feed to keep you right up to date with what is going on in the mining and metals sectors worldwide.
www.mineweb.net /gold_silver/368787.htm   (687 words)

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