Industry

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Straterra works with, supports, and has links to a number of industry bodies, in New Zealand and overseas, in particular, Australia.

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Sustainability

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Straterra supports the view that businesses should play a leading role in greening the NZ economy. We believe the NZ minerals sector has an essential part to play.  

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Case Studies Golden Cross

Golden Cross

Between 1895 and 1920 the site produced 80,000 oz of gold. The area reverted to farmland until prospecting and exploration in the 1970s and 1980s revealed further potential. Between 1991 and 1998 Golden Cross produced 660,000 oz of gold and 1.7m oz of silver. At its peak the mine employed 243 staff and 750 were employed in service and support industries. In 1993 Coeur d'Alene Mining Corporation and NZ company Viking Mining bought Golden Cross

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