The site, located in the Lunda Norte region of the country, contains significant kimberlite and alluvial deposits, Gemcorp said last week. The companies plan to set up a pilot mining ... Gemcorp will also use the pilot program to test out service providers for the mine.
Stones found on gold mining ... The tribe also has ongoing concerns that pounamu stones – often uncovered during alluvial gold mining and dredging – are not being declared, despite the arrangement that Ngāi Tahu will pay miners a “finder’s fee” when significant stones are found.
South African production, on the other hand, increased to 1.3 million carats due to the expected improvement in ore grade from the last cut of the open pit at Venetia as the mine continues to transition to underground operations ... The company is active in open-pit, large-scale alluvial, coastal and deep mining.
Like much of Central Otago, before vine time, Bannockburn first found fame during the gold rush, with miners flocking to the area’s rich alluvial gold field, mining extensively in the 1860s...Water during the gold rush period was a pivotal resource, not just for mining but to supply the town as well.