Gold Dredges New Zealand

Gold | New Zealand Geographic

In Auckland, researching the future markets for my imminently forthcoming of nuggets, I visit the local branch of AGR Matthey, one of the world’s most prominent precious-metal dealers and refiners. In New Zealand, if you’re buying or selling gold—coins, bars, granules or wire—this is a good starting place.

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Gold dredges development | Engineering New Zealand

Gold winning by bucket dredge is a New Zealand development that began in Otago. Gold dredging in the Clutha River [circa 1905], Ref; 1/2-019707-F, Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. By means of dredges, wash-dirt was obtained from the beds of large rivers.

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GOLD NUGGETS OF NEW ZEALAND | Gold Dredging Forum

Nov 13, 2008· GOLD NUGGETS OF NEW ZEALAND By Rob (RKC) The largest gold nugget 'officially' reported as having been found in New Zealand weighed just over 99 ounces and was discovered on the West Coast near Ross in 1909. It was named the “Hon. Roddy”, after the then Minister of Mines, the …

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Keene Gold Dredge - Mine For Gold

Keene Gold Dredge. Return to Classifieds SOLD ... 2nd hand Keene 2 inch Backpack Gold Dredge. SORRY THIS DREDGE HAS NOW SOLD . The Model 2004 (2-inch) Backpackable Dredge. ... New Zealand wide network of available treasure hunters for hire. How To Mine Gold.

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The two Rimu gold dredges | West Coast New Zealand History

We are looking at some high class dredging here. The old dredge has dug a pond to launch the new dredge into and left a nice face for it to start working into. Then it has not only excavated room for the two dredges to lie head and tail but has also made space for them to …

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Historic gold dredge up for sale - NZ Herald

The last gold dredge operating on the West Coast is up for sale. New Zealand Herald . nzherald.co.nz. Monday, 28 January 2019 ... NEW ZEALAND Coast's gold history thrown into doubt. 7 Nov, 2016 2 ...

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Proline versus Keene | Gold Dredging Forum

Jul 01, 2009· I'm fairly sure Dave McCracken no longer manufactures the range of dredges he used to sell under the name Promack. A single 2-inch Promack dredge got to New Zealand back in the early 90s which I once saw in the Arrow. A Kiwi must have imported it himself and the poor guy would have spent a small fortune getting it into New Zealand back then.

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THE DEVELOPMENT DREDGES AND DREDGING TECHNIQUES

THE HISTORY OF THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF GOLD DREDGES IN NEW ZEALAND It is not always appreciated that one of the many fields in which New Zealand Engineers have acquired world wide recognition is in the design of dredges and the development of dredging techniques, particularly for gold …

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grey river gold dredge nz « BINQ Mining

Keene Gold Dredge » Mine For Gold. Gold Mining in New Zealand.Mine For … Return to Gold Dredging … 2nd hand Keene 4 inch Gold Dredge Package Deal … Ready to tow away and put in the river – all you need to start gold mining today.… with grey hard Marlex pontoons. »More detailed

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Proline versus Keene | Gold Dredging Forum

Jul 01, 2009· I'm fairly sure Dave McCracken no longer manufactures the range of dredges he used to sell under the name Promack. A single 2-inch Promack dredge got to New Zealand back in the early 90s which I once saw in the Arrow. A Kiwi must have imported it himself and the poor guy would have spent a small fortune getting it into New Zealand …

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Gold Mining Central Otago, NZ | Central Otago, New Zealand

Central Otago rivers were rich with gold and the focus of the early alluvial mining of river flats and shallows during the first rush in the early 1860s. Dredging (1880s–1920s) ploughed the riverbeds and eventually the inland terraces and beyond and is responsible for most of the altered landscapes. ... Explore New Zealand's Grand Canyon ...

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PayDirt Home - New Zealand Gold Prospecting & Fossicking

New Zealand Gold Prospecting & Fossicking. Information, maps and active community for people prospecting & fossicking for gold in New Zealand.

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The history of the design and construction of gold dredges ...

The history of the design and construction of gold dredges in New Zealand. It is not always appreciated that one of the many fields in which New Zealand Engineers have acquired world wide recognition is in the design of dredges and the development of dredging techniques, particularly for gold recovery.

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Illegal gold miners use loophole in the law | Stuff.co.nz

Apr 20, 2013· A modern-day gold heist in the Tadmor Valley has angered the owners of a mining permit. ... which had to be closed to protect waterways across the region and around New Zealand…

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History of gold, Hauraki goldfield, New Zealand

A summary of the hostory of the Thames / Hauraki goldfield, and general gold mining history in New Zealand. Historic photographs of Thames goldmining township, the Shotover and Caledonian Mine, Brian Boru hotel, Taipari's house, and Hauraki Mission Station.

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Benjamin Stanley Revett and his Breckenridge Gold Dredges

Benjamin Stanley Revett and his Breckenridge Gold Dredges By Mark and Karen Vendi Benjamin Stanley Revett is often referred to as the "Father of Gold Dredging in the United States," although he was not the first to use bucket-line gold dredges.

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DredgeNZ shop – Gold Panning & Gold Dredge Supplies

DredgeNZ online shop sources and supplies mining products and accessories from overseas manufacturers. Buy online – Gold Panning & Gold Dredge Supplies. Gold Dredge Specialists in New Zealand – Gold Panning, Detecting and Mining Equipment for Beginners and Professionals.

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New Zealand's Gold Coast — Westland's Second Spring — The ...

page break New Zealand'S Gold Coast — (Continued from page 13)How different from the old “hit or miss” methods of the early alluvial diggings, or from the world's first gold dredge—the invention of a Chinaman working on the Otago goldfields sixty years ago!

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EXCEPTIONAL GOLD DREDGING IN NEW ZEALAND - rkcinnz2 - …

There is payable gold in numerous New Zealand rivers and streams, and dredging for this scattered wealth can be greatly rewarding as a hobby. And for those few rare individuals with the fitness, skills and determination to make a good living for themselves, it's an exceptional lifestyle as well as a livelihood.

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Otago Gold Rush - Wikipedia

The Otago Gold Rush (often called the Central Otago Gold Rush) was a gold rush that occurred during the 1860s in Central Otago, New Zealand.This was the country's biggest gold strike, and led to a rapid influx of foreign miners to the area - many of them veterans of other hunts for the precious metal in …

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Gold dredge tailings 'premier site' | Otago Daily Times ...

Apr 23, 2016· Historic gold dredge tailings at Earnscleugh are the "premier site'' to preserve and interpret alluvial dredging in this country. The claim is made in a report supporting the area on the true right bank of the Clutha River being made a Category 1 historic place on Heritage New Zealand's list.

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8. – Gold and gold mining – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Jun 12, 2006· By the 1890s Dunedin was at the forefront of gold-dredge design and it was not long before New Zealand-style dredges were being successfully used overseas. Boom years. Over the next 20 years hundreds of dredges recovered tens of thousands of ounces of gold from the beds of Otago’s rivers and old river channels.

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ALASK4 GOLD DREDGING - Mining History Association

ALASK4 GOLD DREDGING Clark C. Spence ... and New Zealand an even hundred.ll Clearly dredge technology was a global matter. Four years later, Alaska had fifty-two dredges, of which forty-four were on the Seward Peninsula, three near Iditarod. and one …

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