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

Duration

00:17:40:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32027

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

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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