Journal of Australasian Mining History

Volume 6
September 2008

TABLE OF CONTENTS

REFEREED

CLIVE BEAUCHAMP      1 – 20
Dudley Colliery Disaster, Newcastle, New South Wales, 1898.
ROSS A. BOTH and GREG DREW      21 – 45
The Glen-Osmond silver-lead mines, South Australia: Australia’s first metalliferous mines.
FRED CAHIR      46 – 69
The attraction of gold mining in Victoria for Aboriginal people.
YOLANDE COLLINS and SANDRA KIPPEN      70 – 89
‘A social disease with medical aspects’: Miner’s phthisis and the politics of occupational health
in Bendigo, 1880s-1910.
CHARLIE FOX      90 – 110
Contract Work at Mt Lyell, 1903-1923.
KEN McQUEEN      111 – 135
Abandoned Hopes: Reef Mining on the Albert Goldfield, north-western NSW.
JEREMY MOUAT      136 – 149
“Just Now the ‘Merican expert is the Prominent Man”: American mining engineers and the
Australian mining industry 1880s-1910s.

UNREFEREED

JIM ENEVER      150 – 175
‘Not for Want of Trying’: The history of the Cooper’s Creek Copper Mine, Victoria.

COMMENTS AND REPLIES

GAVIN M. MUDD      176 – 181
Comment on Kevin R. Kakoschke, ‘Radium Hill: Bindi To Boom Town’, Journal of Australasian
Mining History, vol. 5, September 2007, pp. 135-149.
KEVIN R. KAKOSCHKE      182 – 186
Response to comments by Gavin M. Mudd on ‘Radium Hill: Bindi to Boomtown.

BOOK REVIEWS

PHILIP PAYTON, Making Moonta: The Invention of ‘Australia’s Little Cornwall’, University
of Exeter Press, Exeter, 2007
Reviewer: Barry McGowan, Australian National University      187 – 189
NEIL GUNNINGHAM, Mine Safety Law Regulation Policy, The Federation Press, Annandale, New South
Wales, pp. i-1x, 291.
Reviewer: Adrian Hutton, University of Wollongong       190 – 191

ADDENDUM

W.A. McGEE      192
Map Replacement for Figure 1: in W.A. McGee, ‘Tragedy on the Strickland: Jack Hides and the Investors
Ltd Expedition of 1937’, Journal of Australasian Mining History, vol. 5, September 2007, p. 151.

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