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... Bond was the one back in the 1970's started buying up all the small leases with the idea to have one big mine. He didn't end up going through with the project and sold it to the current mine operators KCMG. They are an Australian owned company. The mine is set on what they call the Golden Mile. You can see all through the mine, shafts where mining took place way back. Unreal how they went so deep digging by hand. The mine still has an underground section. Did a ...
... Barrie join us beside the fire, but they also bring us some firewood that they have been carrying since they left home in Bunbury, so he donates this to us for tomorrow nights' fire. After much laughter we eventually make our way back to our van to retire for the night. Another great night with new found friends and travelling companions - Beth and Peter and also our newer friends Bev & Barrie. to find some dead trees that we can start the fire with to ...
... to cross so our estimation is probably quite spot on. After Terry and I have a blonde moment and drive right past the turn in to the caravan park, we suddenly remember after sitting by the side of the road for 15 minutes waiting for Beth and Peter to arrive, that we have made plans with them to stay overnight at the caravan park, so we do a U turn and head back to the caravan park to find the sitting outside waiting for us. They ...
... as we would have missed out altogether. Kalgoorlie has a population of 32,000 and has an average temperature of 34c. In 1893, prospector Paddie Hannan camped at the top of what is now called Hannan Street, and found a few gold nuggets. He rode into Coolgardie and staked his claim. Discovery of more gold deposits 5 kilometres south led to the discovery of the "golden mile". This triggered one of the biggest gold rushes in Australia's history. ...
... of widening the pit so that they can go deeper, Some facts: The Golden Mile: gold was first discovered in 1893 by Paddy Hannan, Don Shea & Tom Flanagan. In 115 years there have been more than 80 separate mining operations, and 1,200 different companies floated to exploit the Golden Mile. Well over 57 million ounces of gold have been extracted from the Golden Mile. The Super Pit. The Fimiston Mill produces around 800,000 ounces (22 tonnes) of gold per year. This is about 1.5 ...
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