Journal Volume 10 – 2012

Journal of Australasian Mining History

Volume 10
October 2012



ROSS A. BOTH      1 – 11
Gilles v. the Glen Osmond Union Mining Company: Anatomy of a lease dispute
DAVID BRANAGAN      12 – 25
The Open-Cut Era (Late 1940s – Mid 1960s) in the Western Coalfield of New South Wales: Including
some autobiographical memories
LLOYD CARPENTER      26 – 41
Defining a Date and Place in the Otago Gold Rush: The Problematic Journal of George Magnus Hassing
and Bendigo
JIM ENEVER      42 – 54
The Buchan Proprietary Company: A Victorian Mining Swindle
NIC HAYGARTH      55 – 71
An ‘Island’ Within an Island: the Maritime/Riverine Culture of Tasmania’s Pieman River Goldfield
LENORE LAYMAN      72 – 87
Mine Fumings and Miners’ Ill Health, 1880s-1910s: The Hazard of Nitroglycerine Fumes

KEN McQUEEN      88 – 102
Early Developments in Treating Pyritic and Refractory Gold Ores in Australia


CLIVE BEAUCHAMP      103 – 111
Disaster at the Hoskins’ Ironstone Quarry, Cadia, Orange 1921
PHILIP HART      112 – 128
The New Zealand Exploration Company and Aroha Gold Mines
BILL O’NEIL (1929-2011)      129 – 139
The BHP Lock-Out of 1909: The View from Three Generations of Broken Hill Miners

KEITH PRESTON      140 – 159

Anchor Tin Mine, Tasmania: a century of struggle for profitability


Erik Eklund, Mining Towns: Making a Living, Making a Life      160 – 162
Reviewer: Mel Davies, University of Western Australia
Anthony Hope, The Hope Factor – Mineral Discoveries Australia Papua New Guinea &      163 – 164
The Phillipines
Reviewer: Ross Both
John Milton Hutchins, Diggers, Constables and Bushrangers: The New Zealand gold rushes      165 – 166
as a frontier experience, 1852-1876
Reviewer: Peter Clayworth
Lenore Layman, Criena Fitzgerald (eds), 110 in the Waterbag: A History of Life, Work and      167 – 169
Leisure in Leonora, Gwalia and the Northern Goldfields
Reviewer: Mel Davies, University of Western Australia
Ronald H. Limbaugh, Tungsten in Peace and War, 1918-1946      170 – 171
Reviewer: Gordon Boyce, University of Newcastle
Ross Mainwaring, Riches Beneath The Flat: A History of the Lake George Mine at      172- 174
Captain’s Flat,
Reviewer: Jack Barrett, Mining Consultant
Philip Payton, Regional Australia and the Great War: ‘The boys from Old Kio’      175 – 176
Reviewer, Erik Eklund, Monash University

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