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A shareholder was lowered down the shaft in a boatswain's chair to find the place
where the chlorides had been intersected. He chipped more specimens and they
were just as rich. About the same time men found chlorides of silver on the ...
The promoters created 240,000 shares of £5 each, gave a third as a gift to the
lucky shareholders in B.H.P. and sold the other two- thirds to British investors for
£800,000. For the shareholders of B.H.P. it was a wonderful bonus, for they not
'Believe me,' said F. A. Govett, the chairman in July 1907, 'I am overwhelmed with
the sense of the shareholders' misfortunes and their loss.' Shareholders could
well believe this sigh of dismay from a man who with Hoover held nearly ...
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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