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Davyhurst official mine opening

1 May 2001  •  Ron Manners AO

As  Chairman of Croesus Mining Ron was called on to open a mine at Davyhurst, 120km north of Kalgoorlie-Boulder. At the time, the mine was predicted to …

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Toward regulatory best practice

14 November 1995  •  Ron Manners AO

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 AO

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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Amy Johnson flies in: Kalgoorlie 1930

5 July 1930  •  Ron Manners AO

Amy Johnson, the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia, is perhaps the most famous aviatrix of all. She had a …

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