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Charters Towers was flushed with the money that British com panies were
spending in the town and Brititsh investors were paying to its pioneers. After
breathing optimism into British investors their own pride and optimism swelled.
They built ...
British investor could provide such money. And so William Knox went to London
where in 1887 he had sold for B.H.P. the dearest Australian mine ever sold, the
British Broken Hill. This time his offer to sell to British investors 150,000 Mount ...
British investors moved from Western Australian gold shares to gold mines in
eastern Australia and then bid excitedly for shares in copper and lead and tin
mines. By 1900 they probably had more money at stake in Australian mines than
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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