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Please Paul Vaden, at (503) 670-1093

Over the past 25 years I have spent millions of dollars of my personal money to test hundreds of placer gold properties throughout the western United States and in Mexico. From all this testing, I selected and have acquired a majority interest in a number of ‘best of the best’ properties, all located in the Pacific Northwest. My goal is to operate these properties as the best placer gold mining operations in North America.

Successful placer mining requires a blend of the following:

  • Control/ownership of high quality properties with substantial potential. My properties have accessible gold reserves of over 3,000,000 ounces. As an example, the Bonanza operation has tested reserves of 100,000 ounces.
  • The technical know-how to recover the gold economically and on a large scale. I have studied mining equipment and processes and have tested and developed the technology to produce exceptional yields using minimal equipment and manpower. Total costs for a typical operation are about $400 per ounce, based on a current price of gold of $1,300 per ounce.
  • Experience. With over 35 years of successful experience as a miner, operator and mining consultant, I have the reputation of being an authority on finding and developing placer operations.
  • Most of the needed equipment is already ready to go.


One of the Vaden gold mining recovery plants: 6 men & 2000 yds. / day

Gold Nuggets from Nevada Mine