Gold-dredging sentence example

  • So far this form of winning is chiefly carried on in New South Wales, where there are about fifty gold-dredging plants in successful operation.
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  • In 1895 began a marked commercial revival, mainly due to the steady conversion of the colony's waste lands into pasture; the development of frozen meat and dairy exports; the continuous increase of the output of coal; the invention of gold-dredging; the revival and improvement of hemp manufacture; the exploiting of the deposits of kauri gum; the reduction in the rates of interest on mortgage money; a general rise in wages, obtained without strikes, and partially secured by law, which has increased the spending power of the working classes.
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  • Gold-dredging is a rich industry, and the coal-mines have attendant industries in coke, bricks and fire-clay.
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