Saturday, April 05, 2008

News media discovers the new gold and copper rushes

The New York Times today said the "new gold rush is on" as weekend prospectors scour the countryside across the West. Arizona is mentioned briefly. [photo: DB King]

Just yesterday, the Wall Street Journal ran a long article on Rio Tinto's exploration for copper in Peru, with a nice accompanying slide show of a geological party carrying out field work.

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