Welcome to Keene Engineering! The world leader in portable mining and prospecting equipment.
Family owned and operated since 1955.

 


 

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Time For Some Good News!

Take a minute to read this very exciting article by Shannon Poe at the American Mining Rights Association!

Firstly, we know you are as skeptical as we are, after all, we’ve been told things over the past 9 years (like rulings from courts and such) which give us hope, but it always ended up being the same BS, delays, denials and shutdowns The small mining community donated millions to go to court, Brandon Rinehart was dragged through many court battles and that too we all donated to. All to no avail... Continue Reading

 



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WHAT’S HAPPENING…

4 hours ago

Keene Engineering, Inc.

Some more nice finds from up on the Yuba outing. Looks like everyone is having a good time. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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From a days fun using a Keene 4” dredge in Tennessee. Patrick and Mark your equipment is awesome

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Wow!! That’s awesome!!

This is a local fishing hole up on Patricks Yuba Bash! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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When the time comes... How do you get a SuperMax and a DredgeZilla in there? Is it possible to trailer then at least close to the water?

It’s been years but I still remember how cold that river is. Berrr

I see a “Golden” nugget trout... haha

Nice wild

Nice!!!!!

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1 day ago

Keene Engineering, Inc.

A few more pictures of some of the gold found on the Pat's Yuba bash outing. Nice clinkers ... See MoreSee Less

A few more pictures of some of the gold found on the Pats Yuba bash outing.  Nice clinkersImage attachment

 

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Happy Birthday Pat... miss the Finny n Downeville!!! Great to see the colour and hope there’s plenty to go around!!! Stay cool ⛏⛏😇🤠

Nice. Great friends and good gold. I’ll bet you also ate well. 👍😊🙏🏻

I love the Yuba nice work guys 👍😎

Looking good

Nice !!!!

Good Work

Big one for me lol

Nice pat

Jaime Cormier

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2 days ago

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These are a few more pictures from Patricks Anual Yuba River Bash. I love this area just breathtaking beauty. Pat and I spent most of our vacation on the Yuba when we were growing up. We learned how to dive on a Hookah System before we could even ride a bike. We would be dredge all day, and then our dad would drop up off a few miles north of town. Pat and I would then float back into town on some large inner tubes and come up from behind the old Quartz Cafe. The gold old days. Late 1970's and into the late 80's. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I lost those nuggets. If you'd return them, that'd be very nice. Thank you.

Wow what a fantastic time you had back then. What a beautiful spot good job guys. 😎👍

Thank you for the pics! Sure sorry we missed this year - next year!!!

Is this claim on the yuba private or can anyone go on it??

Good times, great fun!

Ooooh a minelab gold detector 💙

Looking good.....

awesome

Nice !!!!

Awesome!!!

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4 days ago

Keene Engineering, Inc.

This is a new dredge we are building called a 8148DE Serious dredge built for gold and diamonds ... See MoreSee Less

 

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10 inch or 12

Andrew Thomas Jeremiah Foster I’m gonna sell the 6” and get this lmao kidding!!

Does it come with a boat motor? Big enough to have a party on it while you dredge 😂 awesome

how much is the cheapest pump

Need the huge expanded riffles somewhere in there. Jus saying . They catch those extra goodies not as heavy as gold

Can I come work with u

Zach Chapin this is an 8"

O wow. Very cool 👍😎

I'll take it!

How much?

Robert

Robbie Kok

Holly Shit! It's no wonder why the epa fronds on prospecting! That thing will mooove some dirt!

Serious business

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4 days ago

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These are some of the pictures of Patrick annual outing. He has one more week up on the Yuba River. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Had such a great time! Can’t wait for next year!

Where’s Guy??

Thanks pat for a great time.

I hope he is having fun!

SO SAD WE MISSED IT!

Hope to see larger dredges up there on the rivers again some day !

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Talk about a blast from the past. This is a very old dredge that we built back in the late 1970's and the early 1980's. This looks like an old 2.5" or a 3" vertical dredge. The dredge was very cost effective sold for around 1 k. The compressor looks like a very old Johnson 2 stroke air compressor package. I am sure some of you old timer dredgers will remember this old machine. Check out the bedrock wall on river looks like an amazing place. ... See MoreSee Less

Talk about a blast from the past.  This is a very old dredge that we built back in the late 1970s and the early 1980s. This looks like an old 2.5 or a 3 vertical dredge.  The dredge was very cost effective sold for around 1 k.  The compressor looks like a very old Johnson 2 stroke air compressor package.  I am sure some of you old timer dredgers will remember this old machine. Check out the bedrock wall on river looks like an amazing place.

 

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I own one of these. It could use some love.

I picked up a clean one for 70 bucks in riverside.

Sweet!

I have 2 😁

Im not sure who the guy without the shirt is but. I think i figured it out

O YEAH that's how ya do it

In 1979 or 1980 the mining shop in Salem had a demo model just like this one that was displayed in a horse watering trough. I thought about buying one but settled for a Keene 2 1/2" on a single tub. That was a great little work horse for me. Got my first nugget with it on Jackson creek, above Jacksonville.

Thanks for your families life long dedication! We really appreciate your dredges and recovery equipment!

Love the color!

Cool !!

Who made that floating pump? Was it Barabo?

We were still using one of those (2.5") to clean bedrock up until about 2013 when it finally blew a pump seal and we couldn't track one down.

Wonder where this spot is

My dad has one

I had the coin and relic version that used inner tubes. 👍🏻

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2 weeks ago

Keene Engineering, Inc.

We have a customer that needed a system that would be extremely portable, quick and easy to set up. He is checking some of the crushed material out of his Keene RC46DR rock crusher. The is modified Mini Max with an A52 hand sluice extension. The A52 sluice box has one of our A52EB Sluice Box Extension Adaptor to adapt it to the Mini Max box. We have also provided the custom riffle sections more tailored for crushed material plus the standard riffle as well. It does look a little odd with the differences in hight of the two sluice box, however, to keep it cost effective and versatile this is an excellent compromising design ... See MoreSee Less

 

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So does the lower box just have Miracle Matting in it in the top pictures?

I would like to see a flare extension for it

Sweet

Mark Davidson


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