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Croesus Mining NL: Highs and lows

2 July 2018  •  Ron Manners AO

There's been increased interest in Croesus Mining NL of late. It was founded in 1986 and during my time with the company it produced …

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Mining Manners: My elusive career

6 October 2004  •  Ron Manners AO

I gave this keynote speech as part of Business News' Success and Leadership Series in 2004. At the time I was Chairman of Croesus Mining, …

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Now, here’s a coincidence

8 June 2001  •  Mannwest Admin

What's in a name? Settle in for a quick history lesson and learn the origins of Ron's company, Croesus Mining.  Most of my …

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Turning ideas into gold bars

17 May 1995  •  Ron Manners AO

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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First stop, Hong Kong (next stop the world)

3 September 1990  •  Ron Manners AO

In 1990, as Chairman of Croesus, I made a promotional visit to Hong Kong. I then went to Frankfurt, Munich, London, New York, …

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Good as gold

6 October 1988  •  Ron Manners AO

In 1988, Croesus Mining entered year two of its company life. The teething problems were being ironed out but the best was yet …

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Australia: How are we going, mate?

21 January 1988  •  Ron Manners AO

In 1988 I asked, “how are we going, mate?”. It was part of a speech made at the Howard Ruff International Investment Seminar …

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From explorer to producer

20 October 1987  •  Ron Manners AO

I wrote this piece in 1987, after Croesus' first year as a publicly listed company. The first year In reviewing our first year as …

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