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The latest owners had recently floated the North Rhine Copper Mining Company
in London to work a poor copper deposit in South Australia and knew the art of
beguiling British investors. The high price of copper favoured them. The bank rate
The Chamber of Mines in Western Australia issued monthly reports (1902-20)
that recorded company activities and ... The South Australian Advertiser printed
on 14 April 1883 an interview with Saunders and Johns on their Kimberley trip.
Books: Francis Dutton's South Australia and its Mines (London, 1846), J. B.
Austin's The Mines of South Australia (Adelaide, 1863), Bailliere's South
Australian Gazetteer compiled by R. P. Whitworth (Adelaide, 1866), Journal of
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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