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Kopuku Caterpillar, Stevenson and Goughs 'Partners in Progress'

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In the late 1950's and 1960's Kopuku was huge open cast coalmine operation in New Zealand. W. Stevenson & Sons were the contractors who removed the massive amount of overburden to reach the rich seems of coal. They used predominantly Caterpillar equipment supplied by Gough, Gough & Hamer Ltd

The operation of this massive earth moving operation is detailed in words and pictures. There are many interesting photos of the earth moving operation and equipment used. Included are some photos of the mishaps and accidents such as dozers falling down old disused mine shafts, and the later rescue of these machines.

Code No. 010190, 80 pages, $35.00

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