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African Mining Boom’s Fatal Extraction

A new 18-month investigation by the Center for Public Integrity’s International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and more than a dozen African journalists has for the first time revealed in detail the vast — and in some cases deadly — footprint Australian mining companies are leaving across Africa. Fatal Extraction shines a light on how Australian-listed mining companies are linked to hundreds of…
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Boston: Gold and the Gods: Jewels of Ancient Nubia to go on view at the Museum of Fine Arts

Jewels from Tombs of Ancient Nubia Include Rare Works of Gold and Precious Materials BOSTON, MA (June 23, 2014)—A world-class collection of jewels from ancient Nubia at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will go on view this summer in Gold and the Gods: Jewels of Ancient Nubia (thru May 14, 2017) The MFA’s collection of Nubian adornments is the most comprehensive outside Khartoum—the…
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PRO MINING: Barrack’s Goldstrike Thiosulphate Project

First gold from the thiosulphate circuit, an innovative and proprietary technology developed by Barrick, was produced in late November 2014. Since it was commissioned late last year, the new circuit has met our production and cost expectations. This new processing method, which does not use cyanide, will enable Goldstrike to accelerate cash flow from about four million stockpiled ounces. The new…
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Gold Rush Gear Available in VT Gold Region

Ludlow, VT: Lucky Prospector Gear is available at Al's Antiques on VT103 north of Ludlow. You will find gold pans in multiple sizes, kits with vials, tweezers, and magnifiers. Also on hand are copies of The Gold Rush Times. If you would like a color restored 1800's Gold Map, there are a variety of sizes at the second floor gallery. The maps…
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VT Old Home Day Gold Panning Strong

Plymouth, VT: Saturday August 2, 2015 is Old Home Day in Historic Plymouth Vermont. The Calvin Coolidge Historic Presidential Estate sits on top of Plymouth Notch in Vermont's Historic Gold Rush region on VT 100A.   Maps, gold panning demos, gear, and hard copies of The Gold Rush Times will be available. Stanley Brick, Publisher of The Gold Rush Times, will demonstrate…
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FBI Partially Recovers Gold Taken During Roadside Heist in North Carolina

Miami, FL: The FBI has released a photograph of one of the gold bars stolen during the March 1, 2015 gold heist in North Carolina. The gold bar, weighing approximately 26 pounds and valued between $470,000 and $500,000, was recently recovered in South Florida. “This confirms that there is a South Florida nexus to this crime,” said Justin E. Fleck, Supervisory…
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$4.9 Million North Carolina Gold Bar Heist

Wilson County, NC: March 1, 2015 - The FBI (release) seeks the public’s assistance for any information regarding the robbery of a tractor-trailer carrying precious metals that occurred in Wilson County, North Carolina, on March 1, 2015. On March 1, the tractor trailer departed Miami and was scheduled to arrive in Boston on March 2. Around 6:30 on March 1, while…
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FBI NY – Chief Executive Officer and Orchestrator of $10 Million Advance Fee and Alaskan Gold Mine Investment Schemes Sentenced to More Than 20 Years’ Imprisonment

New York - - William C. Lange, the founder of Harbor Funding Group, Inc. (“HFGI”) and Black Sand Mine, Inc. (“BSMI”), was sentenced in federal court in Brooklyn to 262 months’ imprisonment. The defendant was remanded after sentencing. In September 2014, Lange pleaded guilty to two counts charging conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit securities fraud and wire…
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