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Gold mining in The Coromandel | New Zealand

2021-8-2 · 1875-1920s: Major Mining Production Waihi Waikino Karangahake. In 1875 the Waihi area became open to prospecting. A gold rush followed but the miners failed to recognise the potential of the quartz vein deposits they discovered. The Martha vein, discovered at Waihi in 1878 changed Waihi''s fortune. John McCombie and Robert Leed discovered gold ...

Waihi District, a Golden Opportunity in New Zealand ...

2020-7-24 · Waihi, in particular, grew around the mining operations since the discovery of gold in the area over 150 years ago. Today, the town''s motto is "the heart of gold mining in New Zealand". The critical path for success is permitting and while the New Zealand …

Gold Discovery Centre

2021-6-15 · Discover modern gold mining up close and on a grand scale. Learn how today''s miners get the gold out of the rock and into gold bars. Although mining operations are ordinarily off-limits to the public, Waihi Gold Mine Tours can take you inside the fence to experience modern-day gold mining …

Ohinemuri

2021-8-2 · The Waihi Beach United Gold Mining Co. was formed in Auckland to undertake more active testing of the area. A shaft was sunk to a depth of 365ft and a crosscut of 150ft was made to Treasure Island Reef which was driven on for 160ft North and 150ft South. The reef was about 3ft in width.

Major Mines & Projects | Waihi Mine

 · Overview. Waihi Gold operates both the Martha Mine open pit and the Correnso underground mines in Waihi. Mining at Correnso completed in Q1/20; narrow vein mining to continue throughout the year. Process plant shutdown for Q2/Q3 2020 and then restarted in Q4 2020 for batch processing of narrow vein ore; then shutdown until Q2 2021.

Major Mines & Projects | Waihi Mine

Overview. Waihi Gold operates both the Martha Mine open pit and the Correnso underground mines in Waihi. Mining at Correnso completed in Q1/20; narrow vein mining to continue throughout the year. Process plant shutdown for Q2/Q3 2020 and then restarted in Q4 2020 for batch processing of narrow vein ore; then shutdown until Q2 2021.

OceanaGold advances NZ gold project

2020-8-7 · OceanaGold anticipates commencing underground mining at WKP and first production in 2026, with processing taking place at the existing Waihi plant. WKP is expected to produce 190,000–230,000 ...

WAIHI GOLD COMPANY LIMITED Company Profile | Waihi, …

WAIHI GOLD COMPANY LIMITED is located in Waihi, New Zealand and is part of the Gold & Silver Mining Industry. WAIHI GOLD COMPANY LIMITED has 150 employees at this location and generates $12.49 million in sales (USD). (Employees figure is estimated, Sales figure is modelled). There are 28 companies in the WAIHI GOLD COMPANY LIMITED corporate family.

The Ultimate Crisis of the Waihi Gold Mining Company

2013-11-3 · employer, the Waihi Gold Mining Company Th. e following pages will analyze the company'' s position in the first decade of the century and argue that corporate exigencies playe ad critica roll ien the event whics culminateh idn the 1912 strike. Thi rols e wa …

WAIHI – 1966 Encyclopaedia of New Zealand – Te Ara

2020-11-8 · Gold seekers appear to have investigated parts of the Waihi district before 1870. Gold-bearing reefs are said to have been known in 1869 at Karangahake (8 miles south-west) and around Waitekauri (7 miles north-west). The Ohinemuri goldfield was thrown open in 1875 and active mining commenced throughout the district.

Modern mining in Waihi

2020-11-6 · Modern mining in Waihi As the gold price rose in the 1970s, interest grew in the old Martha Mine at Waihi, which had been closed since 1952. Prospecting commenced in 1979 and in July 1987 construction of the new open pit Martha Mine began. The first gold pour followed less than a …

THE WAIHI NORTH PROJECT

The Waihi North Project will integrate with the already consented mining activities at Waihi and has five main components: Wharekirauponga Underground Mine – A new underground mine at Wharekirauponga, just north of Waihi, and associated infrastructure at a portal entrance on private land at the end of Willows Road, Waihi.; Gladstone Open Pit – A pit directly to the west of the OceanaGold ...

Waihi Operation

Waihi Operation - OceanaGold

All go for Martha mine project in Waihi

2019-2-8 · Underground drilling at Oceana Gold''s existing Correnso mine in Waihi. A further 42,000m of exploration drilling is planned for the Martha underground project this year. Oceana Gold''s mine at ...

NZ''s largest gold miner ramping up exploration efforts ...

2019-1-24 · The company has 21 mining permits in New Zealand, including for the Waihi mine in the North Island, the Macraes mine in the South Island and Blackwater on the West Coast. Its exploration plan is being opposed by anti-mining group, Coromandel …

Waihi Gold Mine Tours

There is also very. little to observe when the tour takes you to the mine site, where all the mining is now underground. You can only view from a long distance, and there''s no …

As part of the Waihi North Project and...

As part of the Waihi North Project and to cater for the extension of... mining life, OceanaGold Waihi is proposing to construct a new tailings storage facility (TSF3) immediately east of the current facilities, and also tailings storage within the Gladstone Open Pit, once mining of the pit has been completed. Tailings are the finely ground rock left over after the gold and silver have been ...

Why the heritage gold mining town of Waihi is well worth a ...

2020-10-11 · Exploring modern gold mining with Waihi Gold Mine Tours Gold from the Martha Mine has been the biggest game in town since the 1880s, and Waihi''s …

Conservationists sceptical about new Waihi open pit mine ...

2020-7-19 · OceanaGold, which has run Waihi''s gold mining operations want to dig a new open pit mine called Gladstone west of their current processing plant, expand the Martha Open Pit mine at the town''s centre, build a new tailings storage facility for waste produced from mining, and create a …

The Victoria Battery, Karangahake Gorge | GO Waihi

2021-7-24 · With 200 stamps, it was the largest quartz crushing plant for gold extraction in Australasia, capable of crushing over 812 tonnes of ore each day to the consistency of sand. The adoption of the cyanide process by the Waihi Gold Mining Company in 1894 was one of the crucial factors in the success of the Waihi mines.

Waihi District, a Golden Opportunity in ...

2020-7-24 · Waihi, in particular, grew around the mining operations since the discovery of gold in the area over 150 years ago. Today, the town''s motto is "the heart of gold mining in New Zealand". …

Martha Underground Project, Waihi

2020-4-14 · Martha Underground Project, Waihi. The Martha underground project is a gold project in the Waihi gold mine in the North Island of New Zealand. The Martha underground gold project is estimated to contain indicated resources of 4.92Mt. Image courtesy of OceanaGold. The project is expected to start production in the second quarter of 2021.

Waihi Gold Mine Tours

When first hearing about the Waihi Gold Mine, your instant thought is usually ''giant hole'' and yet this attraction draws hundreds of people (if not more) to visit it each year. The …

Waihi''s Gold Mining Heritage | GO Waihi

2021-8-2 · The First Waihi Gold Mining Compnay. In 1890 the Martha Company and other claims were bought by the Waihi Gold Mining Company of London, who invested a great deal of capital into the mine. At the time, trials were being carried out to find a more efficient way to …

OceanaGold seeks approval to mine large gold and silver ...

2021-6-29 · A precedent for the whole of the peninsula is the warning from anti-mining lobby Coromandel Watchdog as OceanaGold seeks approval later this year to mine a large gold …

Waihi Gold Mine Tours

Insight into Gold mining in NZ. Thanks to Nikky, Murray and Eddie for this experience. The check in office has an awesome interactive experience into the history of mining in the Waihi …

Gold Mining in Waihi

2018-4-10 · Once the gold has been leached into solution there remains the problem of how to return it to its elemental form. This is usually done by treating the solution with either activated carbon2 or zinc powder. The method used by the Waihi Gold Mining Company …

OceanaGold puts Waihi operation on hold

2020-3-24 · The Waihi gold mine is an underground and open pit operation which had a production of 83,492 oz in 2018. Share Mining Recommends. Barrick says Hemlo suspended following a fatality.

Waihi Grand Junction Mine, Waihi, Hauraki District ...

The Waihi Grand Junction Gold Mining Company was formed in 1895, when Thames mining expert ''Long Drive'' Walker went to London to raise finance to develop the ground. Shareholders invested £150,000 capital. In December 1897 a new company by the same name took over the old property, again with its head quarters in London, although two thirds of ...

Ohinemuri

2021-8-2 · Gold first discovered 1870. No claims were taken up until 1894. A parcel of two tons of quartz taken from a winze on Treasure Island Reef by prospectors, Shaw and Party, yielded £14 or $28.00. 1898 saw the amalgamation of all the claims. The Waihi Beach United Gold Mining Co. was formed in Auckland to undertake more active testing of the area.

Waihi Operation

2  · Mining in Waihi has a history that spans three centuries after gold was first discovered in the 1800s. Our Waihi Operation in the North Island of New Zealand is an underground and open pit operation. In early 2019 OceanaGold received consent to develop the Martha Underground. This project extends the life of the Waihi mine by at least ten years and ...

OceanaGold anticipates gold production ...

2021-2-19 · Government overlooks mining for financial assistance. OceanaGold is expecting its gold production to increase by 20 per cent this year to between 340,000 to 380,000 ounces. The guidance increase ...