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Squid chips and drill bits

15 December 1995  •  Ron Manners

Presented at the Geological Society of Australia Christmas party on December 15, 1995, what follows is an account of mining processes of the …

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Humility

27 November 1995  •  Ron Manners

I gave this speech in 1995 at an Australian Mineral Foundation conference dinner. Here, I set out to solve problems relating to economics, politics …

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Toward regulatory best practice

14 November 1995  •  Ron Manners

Ron made this speech at the Australasian Chief Inspectors of Mines Annual Conference in Kalgoorlie, as executive chairman of Croesus Mining and director …

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Planning your own corporate funeral

13 October 1995  •  Ron Manners

This speech was put together in October 1995 for the WA Mining Club Annual Dinner. I was under strict instructions from president John Barton …

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One Day in the Life of an International Jetsetter

6 June 1995  •  Ron Manners

I made this impromptu speech at an Institute of Company Directors training seminar, June 1995. Jetsetter confessions Travel, as you know, is full of …

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Turning ideas into gold bars

17 May 1995  •  Ron Manners

This speech was presented at the World’s Best Practice in Mining and Processing Conference, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Sydney, May …

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What politics destroys, it first subsidises

18 November 1994  •  Ron Manners

Ron isn't just about business and mining; he has an arty side too. He gave this speech at an exhibition opening by the …

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Accountants: Australia needs you!

13 October 1994  •  Ron Manners

It’s ‘accrual’ world. Especially when you’re asked to address the Australian Society of CPA’s Resource Conference. This speech was delivered in October 1994 and the conference …

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Graduation day

12 May 1994  •  Ron Manners

I didn't quite manage to graduate from university, but I can't say I didn't try. When I was about 20 I attended the WA …

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Gold ‘n’ Dollars: the Kalgoorlie connection

21 February 1994  •  Mannwest Admin

These lessons in free enterprise for Australia are part of an address on gold mining in Kalgoorlie and Chile. Delivered by Ron Manners …

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