Archive | September, 2005

CABLE PRICE - proud to be associated with Oceana Gold

CABLE PRICE – proud to be associated with Oceana Gold

McRaes Goldmine. It is by NZ standards a large open cast gold mine. In order to facilitate moving enormous quantities of material requires the help of some huge machinery. And when it comes to impressive excavators, Cable Price, have such a machine. When Cable Price was asked to host the local Auckland Branch meeting held […]

Lloyd Jones 2001

Lloyd Jones – ‘Forceful’ mining man dies aged 88

Lloyd Samuel Jones, mining engineer. b. Dunedin, February 6, 1917; d Wellington, August 26, 2005. LLOYD JONES, 88, was, above all, a character – a representative of a tough ‘breed of mining men, once common in this country, but alas, now, all too rare. A man with a forceful personality who called a spade a […]