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In the primitive state of company law, mining shares were often riskier than the
mines themselves. This trap for mining speculators was finally sealed in
November 1871. Victoria passed its famous No Liability Act for mining companies
, one of ...
The Board of Trade investigated these companies and the London stock
exchange suspended trading in their shares in July ... The floating of several
thousand independent mining companies in London was the cardinal feature of
the 1890s ...
If an Australian mining leader had been told in 1945 that Japan, in the next
twenty years, would become a major industrial ... Many American and British
mining companies preferred exploring for minerals in lands where, if they
succeeded, they ...
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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
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