• Gold dredge sinks in Nome''s outer harbor | The Nome Nugget

     · Gold dredge sinks in Nome''s outer harbor. A 28-foot aluminum gold dredge sank in Nome''s outer harbor after the anchor line broke Thursday in high winds. The vessel was anchored 100 feet off the causeway when the anchor line snapped and the wind pushed it onto the rocks. According to Harbormaster Lucas Stotts, the dredge "drifted into the ...

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  • World''s largest offshore gold dredge shuts down

     · World''s largest offshore gold dredge shuts down. By. JEFF BERLINER. ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The golden shores of Nome, where miners rushed to get rich at the turn of the century, have proven to be a ...

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  • Pacifica and Art Anderson Build Dredge for Alaskan Gold ...

     · Equipment fabricator Pacifica has delivered a custom dredge for mining gold on a lease off the coast of Nome Alaska. The catamaran-style vessel is designed to work within a mile offshore in a maximum of 20 feet of water. Dredging is done by a diver operating a suction hose. Pacifica is headquartered in Seattle Washington.

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  • Game Over Before it Begins

     · The State of Alaska has for decades maintained a few square miles of coastal waters right off the shores of Nome for use as a free public recreational gold mining area, where practically anyone with a dredge hose and a floating sluice box could dive in and try to vacuum up a few nuggets of gold out of the nooks and crannies of this abundant ...

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  • GOLD MINING PROJECT IN ALASKA WATERS QUESTIONED

     · Phoenix Marine Engineering Inc. of Anchorage is seeking permission to dredge gold-bearing sediments offshore from the abandoned mining town of …

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  • Dredging for Gold in the Bering Sea

     · Dredging for Gold in the Bering Sea Dredges at the pier, Nome, Alaska (USCG) Published Aug 15, 2018 12:36 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

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  • Coastal Alaska Mining Inc.--GOLD!

    Coastal Alaska Mining, Inc. seeks financial partners to develop a large, coastal marine gold placer resource potential into a world class gold mine capable of producing many metric tons of gold. The project proposal is based on over 300 square miles (800 km 2 ) of exclusive Alaskan mineral interests offshore Seward peninsula near Nome, Alaska.

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  • Dredging for Gold in the Bering Sea

     · Dredging for Gold in the Bering Sea Dredges at the pier, Nome, Alaska (USCG) Published Aug 15, 2018 12:36 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

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  • Nome Dredgers Resource Guide

    2015 Dredging Activities in Nome, Alaska 1 INTRODUCTION This guide provides operators with important safety, regulatory, and legal information for conducting gold dredging off the coast of Nome, Alaska. The guide does not include every rule, regulation, or permit in …

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    In 1983, Aurick Offshore Mining Co. hired Phoenix Marine Engineering Inc. to dredge near the mouth of Daniels Creek. They only applied to mine 100 acres in waters from 10 to 30 feet deep during ice-free times of the year.

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  • Gold Dredging Vessel Delivered

     · The 50-foot vessel, designed by Anderson Associates, & built by Pacifica has been delivered for gold dredging near Nome, Alaska. Anderson Associates, a Bremerton-based multidisciplinary engineering services firm, recently completed design of a new dredge vessel for Pacifica, a Seattle-based vehicle assembler.

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    12" Green Plastic Gold Pan Nugget Mining Dredging Prospecting River Panning. Brand New. 5.0 out of 5 stars. 44 product ratings. - 12" Green Plastic Gold Pan Nugget Mining Dredging Prospecting River Panning. $7.49. Trending at $8.48. Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

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  • MARINE SAFETY INFORMATION BULLETIN 04-17 ...

    PURPOSE: This informational bulletin addresses the gold dredge vessel fleet in Nome, Alaska. The Coast Guard promotes the safety of vessel operators and protection of the marine environment by enforcing regulations applicable to these vessels. PUBLICATIONS AFFECTED: Sector Anchorage MSIB 01-17 regarding dredge operations in Western Alaska is ...

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  • Nome Offshore Placer deposits (MRDS #10002101) AU

    the offshore gold deposits at Nome were mined by WestGold from 1987 to 1990, using a large bucket-line dredge. About 100,000 ounces of gold were recovered. The large dredge (the BIMA) successfully operated in difficult weather, but it was not an effective miner. The dredge diluted rich surface material with lower grade till, it could not mine ...

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  • Nome Dredgers Resource Guide

    Suction dredging is a popular form of recovering gold from placer gravels in freshwater streams and in marine sediments. Suction dredges are categorized by the size of the intake hose (nozzle) and horsepower of the pump engine. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) provides a fact sheet with further information about suction dredging in Alaska.

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  • MARINE SAFETY INFORMATION BULLETIN 01-16 ...

    OVERVIEW: More than 100 vessels engage in offshore gold dredging within three nautical miles of the territorial sea baseline at Nome, Alaska during ice-free months. The Coast Guard promotes safety of life and marine environmental protection by enforcing regulations applicable to these vessels.

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  • Nome teens sue owner of gold dredge over injuries suffered ...

     · Nome teens sue owner of gold dredge over injuries suffered when pickup struck steel cable stretched across road ... recently filed with Alaska …

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    JOHN HANDELAND · NOME JOINT UTILITY SYSTEM ... Alaska Earthmovers Alaska Gold / Nova Gold Resources Alaska Interstate Construction Alaska Marine Lines Alaska Mechanical, Inc. ... Phoenix Marine Pinnacle Construction Placer Dome Portable Hydraulic Dredging Pro-West Contractors

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  • Nome, Alaska in Pictures: Part II

     · The town square is adorned with several items which honor the town''s gold mining history (a giant gold pan, gold dredge buckets, statues of the people who first discovered the gold, and information signs) and the famous Iditarod sled dog race (statues and information signs), which ends in Nome. You can find more pictures of Nome in Part I here.

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  • Gold Resource Offshore Alaska | IP SUBSEA

    The BIMA was the largest offshore operation ever conducted in the Nome area. Present day miners are also successfully recovering gold from offshore operations. Nome on-shore production approximates 4.5 million ounces of gold since 1898 discovery. 1980''s/1990''s further studied and drilled and mined by Power Resources, AMAX Gold and WestGold.

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  • bering sea nome, alaska

    Latest News. September 2015. Still in Nome for the summer; have been dredging all dredge-able days since early June this year.. Over the winter months Palmerosa Mining will be constructing an underwater ROV. This ROV should indeed impact our gold production efforts, …

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  • Dredging Nome Man''s Land

    Dredging Nome Man''s Land. 511 likes. The business of dredging for gold in the Bering Sea offshore Nome, Alaska.

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  • Feds sue ''Bering Sea Gold'' star over costs of retrieving ...

     · The government filed a civil lawsuit Monday against a gold dredge captain who has appeared on Discover Channel s Bering Sea Gold, alleging he refused to …

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  • Nome Gold Divers and Dredgers Association

     · Nome Gold Divers and Dredgers Association. 1.3K likes. Want a tee shirt?. Only a 11 left M''s & XL"s only, no LG. Hanes Beefy Tee. they are …

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  • Meet the Crew | Tagiuk Gold

    Andrew is an owner of Taġiuk Gold, LLC and the general manager. He''s been called an offshore Nome mining expert, and has twelve years experience mining offshore Nome with a variety of methods. He started with a diver controlled 8" suction dredge in 2006, early success lead to the addition of a …

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  • Gold Fever: A Driving Force in Nome « Coast Guard COAST ...

     · Gold Fever: A Driving Force in Nome. Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean. This article is also found on the Coast Guard Alaska blog.. The snow has thawed enough for the gold dredging season to kick off, and these dredgers in Nome, Alaska, are ready to be on the water in search of hidden treasures on the Bering …

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  • Selected Heavy Mineral Placer Deposits An ...

    constructed so that multiple dredging and processing scenarios could be considered. The three offshore placer resources evaluated were: 1) gold—bearing placers offshore Alaska (also referred to as Nome Gold Placers), 2) chromite—rich black sands offshore southern Oregon (also referred to in this

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  • Dredging Nome Man''s Land: July 2013

    A blog about dredging for gold in the Bering Sea off the coast of Nome Alaska. Dredging Nome Man''s Land The Business of Gold Mining in the Bering Sea offshore Nome Alaska. Follow by Email. Friday, July 12, 2013. Political Garbage in Nome. Gold mining in Nome has more than it''s share of challenges (as if the technicalities of dredging and Mother ...

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  • Offshore Nome Alaska Mining Leases

     · This video is a brief overview of the Nome offshore mining leases ownership, with maps. What areas are open to all? Where do most miners operate? Who has the...

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  • Body found after gold dredge capsizes near Nome

     · The body of a man missing has been found after a dredge capsized near Nome last week, but another body is still missing. Searchers found the body of 56-year-old Serhii Denysenko washed up on the ...

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  • For fortune hunters dredging Alaska''s Bering Sea floor for ...

     · Since then, the industry has consolidated into fewer but bigger dredge ships, said Lucas Stotts, Nome''s harbormaster. In 2020, a year kneecapped by the coronavirus pandemic that sidelined some miners, the Nome-ported gold dredge fleet numbered about 42 to 45 vessels, plus another approximately 30 support vessels, Stotts said.

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  • Diver''s death prompts Coast Guard to regulate Nome gold ...

     · People have searched for gold in Alaska for generations. But the number of gold dredges operating off Nome has surged in recent years, driven in part by a prominent reality show on the Discovery Channel and gold prices that rose steadily for years before peaking in 2011 at $1,921 per ounce. This summer, the commodity price fell below $1,100.

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  • Discovery Highlights Dredge Pump Technology on ''Bering Sea ...

     · A remote-operated submersible dredge was sent to Nome, Alaska, and offered a different option for underwater gold mining. Mining for Gold. The key to gold mining is moving large amounts of material and separating the gold from the dirt. The process can be complex on land, but the difficulty increases greatly for underwater gold mining operations.

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  • Marine Dredging for Gold, Offshore Alaska | OTC Offshore ...

     · Gold was discovered in 1900 on the beach of Nome, Alaska, and in the adjacent shallow water of the Bering Seal. Onshore, the Alaska Gold Company has, until recently, continued to employ two bucket ladder dredges, each of 225 liter (9 ft 3)bucket capacity on placer gold production.The company has successfully worked ground similar to that existing offshore but in which the permafrost …

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  • Nome Offshore Placer deposits (ARDF #NM253) Au

    The offshore gold deposits at Nome were mined by WestGold from 1987 to 1990, using a large bucket-line dredge. About 100,000 ounces of gold were recovered. The large dredge (the BIMA) successfully operated in difficult weather, but it was not an effective miner. The dredge diluted rich surface material with lower grade till, it could not mine ...

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  • Gold Dredging Vessel Delivered

     · Gold Dredging Vessel Delivered. The 50-foot vessel, designed by Anderson Associates, & built by Pacifica has been delivered for gold dredging near Nome, Alaska. Anderson Associates, a …

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  • Chapter 5 Mining and At-Sea Processing Technologies

    Nome, Alaska Placer Gold District ...201 Offshore Phosphate District, Southeastern North Carolina ... dated sedimentary material (e. g., marine placers) to consolidated material (e. g., cobalt-rich ferroman- ... and Alaska. Bucket ladder dredge 2 5 -

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  • Gold Dredge

     · This pontoon dredge is located in Nome, Alaska and was formerly know as the "Bering Booty" previously owned by Vern Atkinson and seen on the Discovery Channels " Bering Sea Gold". This dredge is 28'' in overall length and is equipped with an 8" suction nozzle, 30''+ long and is fed into a Keene 3 stage sluice box.

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  • MARINE SAFETY INFORMATION BULLETIN ...

     · The popularity of dredging for gold in the waters near Nome has increased significantly since the early 2000''s. The dredging activity takes place within three nautical miles of the territorial sea baseline, and the mining activity is regulated by the State of Alaska …

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