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MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF CLARKDALE HELD ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH, 2004, IN THE MEN'S LOUNGE, CLARK MEMORIAL CLUBHOUSE, 19 N. NINTH STREET, CLARKDALE, ARIZONA.
Transylvania International, Inc., through their representatives from Verde River Iron Company, request a new conditional use permit to allow the establishment and operation of an industrial use, reclamation and processing of the slag pile at the old smelter site, in the I, Industrial zone district and the north end of Luke Lane, Assessor's tax parcel number 400-02-004E. The parcel is comprised of approximately 110 acres and contains several buildings and remnants of the old smelter operation.
Minutes of a Special Meeting of the Common Council of the Town of Clarkdale
Held on Saturday, May 20, 2006 at 8:00 a.m. in Conference Room A of the
Verde Valley Medical Center, 269 S. Candy Lane, Cottonwood, Arizona.
The Town has leased the site for the land application, approx. 50 acres on Verde River Iron property (Transylvania International). To reach this site an easement was granted along the Verde Canyon Railroad tracks, which run from the existing wastewater facility site North, North West along the track bed.
SEARCHLIGHT MINERALS CORP. RESUMES DRILLING AT CLARKDALE SLAG
SEVEN ADDITIONAL DRILL HOLES PLANNED FOR “CHAIN OF CUSTODY”
ANALYSIS OF GOLD AND OTHER METALS CONTAINED IN SLAG PILE
HENDERSON, Nevada (June 1, 2006) – Searchlight Minerals Corp. (OTC BB: SRCH) (the “Company”), today announced that the Company has commenced the drilling of an additional seven holes at the Company’s Clarkdale Slag Reclamation Project in Clarkdale, Arizona. Drilling activities commenced on May 31, 2006.
The drilling activities, along with the analysis of the drill cuttings derived from the seven new holes and three previously drilled holes, will be analyzed under Chain of Custody (COC) parameters by Mountain States R&D International (“MSDRI”), an independent engineering firm based in Tucson, Arizona. MSDRI will perform gold, silver, copper, zinc and iron analysis.
About Searchlight Minerals Corp.
Searchlight Minerals Corp. is a dynamic minerals exploration company focused on the acquisition and development of projects in the southwestern United States. The Company is currently involved in two projects: (1) the Clarkdale Slag Reclamation Project, which seeks to recover base and precious metals from the reprocessing of slag material produced from the smelting of copper ores from former mines in Jerome, Arizona; and (2) the Searchlight Gold Project, which involves the exploration for precious metals on mining claims near Searchlight, Nevada.
Originally posted by rand
The facility, which used to be called Verde River Iron, is being upgraded and will be used for a mineral reclamation plant (there's a huge mountain of old iron-works slag just north of the site) -- they're mining slag for gold!