gold mining in alaska, a state of the united states, has been a major industry and impetus for exploration and settlement since a few years after the united states acquired the territory from russia. russian explorers discovered placer gold in the kenai river in 1848, but no gold was produced. gold mining started in 1870 from placers southeast of juneau, alaska. gold is found and has been mined throughout alaska; except in the vast swamps of the yukon flats, and along the north slope between the
anglogold merged with junior partner golden cycle gold corporation in 2008 and thereby acquired the remaining 33% of the project. the mine is a low-cost, low-yield open pit operation, with grades well below one gram of gold per tonne of ore. in recent years, 2008 and 2009, the mine accounted for 5% of anglogold ashanti's worldwide production.
yamashita's gold, also referred to as the yamashita treasure, is the name given to the alleged war loot stolen in southeast asia by imperial japanese forces during world war ii and hidden in caves, tunnels, underground complexes, or just underground in the philippines.it is named after the japanese general tomoyuki yamashita, nicknamed 'the tiger of malaya'.
according to the fourth five-year economic development plan 2005–2010 , the privatisation organisation of iran affiliated with the ministry of economic affairs and finance is in charge of setting prices and ceding shares to the general public and on the tehran stock exchange.the privatisation effort is primarily backed by reformist members of the iranian government and society who hope that .
in 1984, shearson/american express purchased the 90-year-old investors diversified services, bringing with it a fleet of financial advisors and investment products. also in 1984, american express acquired the investment banking and trading firm, lehman brothers kuhn loeb, and added it to the shearson family,.
a fish wheel, also known as a salmon wheel, is a device situated in rivers for catching fish which looks and operates like a watermill. however, in addition to paddles, a fish wheel is outfitted with wire baskets designed to catch and carry fish from the water and into a nearby holding tank.
the ravenswood mining landscape and chinese settlement area is situated south of elphinstone creek and to the west of school street and kerr street, in the town of ravenswood, about 85 kilometres 53 mi south of townsville and 65 kilometres 40 mi east of charters towers. the ravenswood goldfield was the fifth largest producer of gold in queensland during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
kennecott, also known as kennicott and kennecott mines, is an abandoned mining camp in the valdez-cordova census area in the u.s. state of alaska that was the center of activity for several copper mines. it is located beside the kennicott glacier, northeast of valdez, inside wrangell-st. elias national park and preserve.the camp and mines are now a national historic landmark district .
ore is dropped 600 metres 2,000 ft from the mine, concentrated and mixed with water to form a 60:40 slurry. the slurry is then pumped through a 166 km pipeline through mountains, jungle and swamp to the port at amamapare, dried and shipped. each tonne of dry concentrate contains 317 kilograms of copper, 30 grams of gold and 30 grams of silver.
the creatures of the night tour/10th anniversary tour was a concert tour by the hard rock group kiss in support of their album of the same title. it was the second tour with drummer eric carr, his first in his home country, and the first tour with guitarist vinnie vincent, née vincent cusano who replaced ace frehley.. wearing a make-up design of an egyptian 'ankh', cusano was promoted as .