Mining in Action

Australia, 1972

Film
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Surveys the development of mining operations of Hammersley Iron and Bougainville copper, the lead/zinc operation of the company and the opening of the aluminium smelter at Bluff, New Zealand.

Credits

producer

Harold Dews

production company

Conzinc Riotinto of Australia

Cinesound Movietone

Language

English

Duration

00:17:40:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32027

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Aluminum

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

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - New Zealand

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

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

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mining corporations

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Smelting

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bougainville (Papua New Guinea)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Aluminum

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MOV file H264; ACMI External Digital Access Copy

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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