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Commemorating the discovery of coal in Australia
A new plaque commemorating the discovery of coal was unveiled late last year by the Lord Mayor of Wollongong on behalf of the AusIMM Illawarra Branch. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
August 2018
One hundred years of Australian copper smelting 1917-2017
The year 1917 was a watershed for Australian copper mining and particularly for copper smelting. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
The treasures of the Shire of Etheridge, North Queensland
The Etheridge Shire Council in North Queensland has decided to prepare and lodge a nomination for a UNESCO Global Geopark over an area of some 40 000 km2. The nomination, which is to be known at this stage as the ‘Pre-Aspiring Etheridge Global Geopark’, embraces the Etheridge Province of the North Australian Craton, which contains rocks of both Proterozoic and Paleozoic age. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
December 2015
From the archives: Mining towns (1975)
This paper is an extract from the AusIMM 1975 Broken Hill Student Conference. Members can download the full paper via the AusIMM website. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
From the archives: School of Mines – Past Present and Future (2002)
The schools of mines in Australia, and the rest of the world have been catalysts for the formal education of geology, mining and metallurgy professionals. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
October 2015
From the archives: The development of computer-assisted mapping and modelling (1983)
This paper is an extract from the 1983 Computers in Mining Symposium hosted by the AusIMM Southern Queensland Branch. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More