OceanaGold is proposing a new underground mine in Waihi and part of the proposed mining area is under residential properties. The mining company has identified more gold under the Martha open pit.
Waihi Gold operates both the Martha Mine open pit and the Correnso underground mines in Waihi. We also undertake exploration activities in other areas. With a population of about 4,700 people, the town of Waihi is situated on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The surrounding area supports horticulture and dairy farming.
Waihi has been a mining town for years. Mining has been happening there as far back as 1878, which is when gold and silver was first discovered in the town. It was discovered by John McCombie and Robert Lee. Currently, Waihi has an open cast mine (Martha Mine) and an underground mine (Favona Mine
William Nicholl marked out a 5 acres (20,000 m ) claim, calling it quot;Marthaquot; after a family member. Several smaller claims were later merged to form the Martha Company. By 1882 the first battery to break goldbearing rock was in operation. The Martha Mine eventually grew into one of the world's most important gold and silver mines, after industrial cyanide processes made recovering gold from the lowgrade ores easier. Waihi prospered with the mine, by 1908 being the fastestgrowing town in the Auckland Province
Waihi is a town in Hauraki District in the North Island of New Zealand, especially notable for its history as a gold mine town.
Waihi had a population of 4,527 at the 2013 New Zealand census, an increase of 27 people since the 2006 census. There were 2,115 males and 2,412 females. 85.5% were European/Pkeh, 20.7% were Mori, 2.5% were Pacific peoples and 3.9% were Asian.
The slip, which happened just before 5am on Tuesday at the open cast mine in Waihi, 60 kilometres north of Tauranga, was the second in 12 months said OceanaGold spokesman, senior
They were joined in 1985 by Goodman Mining, and United Gold Mines, and two years later these companies formed a new Waihi Gold Mining Company, and began an open pit development to access near surface ore. Newmont Mining Corporation took over the company and mine in 2002, and a name change occurred to the Newmont Waihi Gold Ltd in 2004.
In 2003 Newmont Waihi Gold took over the mine and started the third era. They are still mining for gold and silver to this day. One of the mines open today is the Martha mine. This is an open cast mine and was opened in 1987. It is planned to keep going until 2014. Since 1988 over 100,000 ounces of gold
Nov 17, 20090183;32;Waihi Mine Pit By Waihi Central School. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Weve been mining at our Macraes Goldfield on the South Island of New Zealand for more than 29 years. Macraes is New Zealands largest gold producing operation.
Oct 16, 20150183;32;It will combine two huge open cast pits, at Waihi and Macraes Flat, under one owner. Oceana told the stock exchanges the Waihi open pit and underground operations contain 310,000 ounces of gold, which is the equivalent of 775 gold bars.
Apr 20, 20110183;32;In Waihi, gold was discovered on Martha Hill in 1878 and this mine became one of the most important in the world for production of gold and silver. It was closed in 1952 and reopened as an opencast mine in 1987. This modern gold mine
Martha Hill Mine at Waihi, large old open cast pit gold mine beside the town. Mine collapse visible. Aerial view, Waihi, Hauraki District, Waikato Region, New Zealand (NZ) stock photo. Quality New Zealand images by well known photographer Rob Suisted, Nature's Pic Images.
Apr 10, 20130183;32;Waihi Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway Open cast gold mine See 197 traveler reviews, 158 candid photos, and great deals for Waihi, New Zealand, at TripAdvisor.
Part of this history includes over 100 years of mining of gold and silver. Our present day mining operations (both opencast and underground) exist alongside examples of the old methods of gold and silver extraction. Just one of the reasons Waihi is New Zealands 'Heart of Gold
Trailblazer Studios, Waihi You will find Trailblazer Studios in the Heart of Waihi, just a short walk to the Martha Mine, an opencast goldmine as well as the Gold Discovery Centre. We have two, newly built, self contained units each have bifold doors opening out onto a Northfacing deck.
Oct 02, 20140183;32;Visit the open cast mine. Continuing on the gravel path of the Pit Rim walkway, you soon reach the current Waihi gold mining site. Following the resurgence in gold prices in the 1970s, it was once again economically viable to mine for gold. The open cast mine
The Martha Mine is a opencast gold mine in the New Zealand town of Waihi. The picture shows the large landslides that occured in April 2015 and 2016. Shoe store, Waihi on State highway Two, North Island, New Zealand.
Waihi Gold operates the Martha open pit and Correnso underground gold mines in Waihi New Zealand and is actively exploring in the region.
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Mar 25, 20090183;32;Waihi, open cast gold mine, New Zealand. Taken 25/02/2009
Todays open cast mine extracts numerous smaller veins which remained untouched. In 1999 930,000t of ore were extracted, with an average of 3gr of gold and 30gr of silver per tonne. Mining operation is very successful because of the high amount of mined ore, and the cheap mining.