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  • In working auriferous river-beds, dredges have been used with considerable success in certain parts of New Zealand and on the Pacific slope in America.
  • The dredges used in California are almost exclusively of the endless-chain bucket or steam-shovel pattern.
  • Some dredges have a capacity under favourable conditions of over 2000 cub.
  • In South Island the river-beds of Otago province have been successfully worked by means of dredges, and good returns secured.
  • Limestone is abundant, and the city has various manufactures, including lime, foundry and machine-shop products, agricultural implements, planing-mill products, engines, steam shovels, dredges, pianos and silks.

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