Mining in Australia: the the story of copper

Australia, 1962

Film
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Describes copper mining at Mt Lyell in Tasmania. Shows blasting, crushing of the ore, removal of iron particles, grinding the ore to powder, silo stores, blast furnace, removal of slag, the converter, and finally the cathode copper.

Credits

director

Brian Merrett

production company

Tasmanian Government Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:12:13:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28954

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Copper mines and mining

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Manufacturing processes

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mills and mill-work

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mineral industries - Australia - History

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mines and mineral resources - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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