Results 1-3 of 50
The little port of Borroloola, a few iron buildings on a crocodile river near the Gulf
of Carpentaria, provisioned them with potatoes and painkiller. The police
magistrate counted hundreds going through the town. He saw one man of
seventy pass ...
tive function for the B.H.P.; it was merely a purgative in the silver- lead furnaces,
entering as iron and emerging as hot barren slag. All the ironstone mined at Iron
Knob finally came to rest on the black slag heap at Port Pirie. Not until 1907 did ...
Baker advised the company to take the iron ore to the coalfields, and on the old
site of the Wallaroo Company's copper smelters at Newcastle in New South
Wales the B.H.P. built its iron and steel works. The second day of June 1915 was
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nandadevi - LibraryThing
The history of mining is central to Australian history, from the gold rushes of the 1860's which brought hundreds of thousand of immigrants, to the mountain ranges of iron ore and immense natural gas ... Read full review