Monthly Archives: January 2013

In business down in the tropics

Last week I saw an article in MineWeb, “The end of gold cash costs as we know them?”, which noted recent calls for an “all-in sustaining cash cost” measure that “…more fully defines the total costs associated with producing gold. … Continue reading

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The Young Victoria Collection Wins NGC Best in Category Award for 2012

On January 11, 2013, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), the official grading service of the American Numismatic Association and the Professional Numismatists’s Guild, announced the NGC Collector’s Society 2012 NGC Registry Award Winners. The Young Victoria Collection was awarded the Best in Category in World … Continue reading

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Four Mile Run: Barcroft to Glencarlyn

Last Sunday wewent for a walk along Virginia’s Four Mile Run. The stream, which takes its name from a misreading of the label “Flour Mill” on an old map, runs parallel to the trace of the old Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) railroad, and … Continue reading

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Rock Creek Park Trail: Dumbarton Oaks & Montrose Parks

This past Sunday afternoon a group of us went on an urban walk in Washington, D.C. Although it was a sunny day with a high temperature of around 40 degress, a gusty wind made things seem a little chilly until it subsided a … Continue reading

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