Broken Hill Proprietary Company. (1885-2000)

Also known as
BHP.
BHP. (1885-2000)
BHP Ltd.. (1885-2000)
Broken Hill Proprietary Company.
Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited. (1885-2000)
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Metallurgy; Mineralogy or Mining; Resources; Mining companies
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36096124
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-614067

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The Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited was incorporated in Victoria in 1885. Originally the Company was established to mine zinc, lead and silver at Broken Hill in New South Wales. Later the Company moved into steel making and oil and gas exploration. In November 2000 the Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited became known as BHP Limited.

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BHP Billiton was created through the Dual Listed Companies (DLC) merger of BHP Limited (now BHP Billiton Limited) and Billiton Plc (now BHP Billiton Plc) which was concluded on 20 June 2001. BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc continue to exist as separate companies but operate on a combined basis as BHP Billiton. Works by these bodies are found under the name used at the time of publication.

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A history of the first seventy five years of the senior Broken Hill mining operation which later diversified into steel manufacture and other mining, smelting related areas. De-accessioned and transferred to Library.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The steel master: a life of Essington Lewis
    Blainey, Geoffrey
    Published: Macmillan of Australia, South Melbourne, 1971
  3. A Brief History of BHP Billiton
    Blainey, Geoffrey
    Published: 2010
    Series: Journal of Australasian Mining History, 8, 23-35
  4. A Measure of Greatness: the Origins of the Australian Iron and Steel Industry
    Johnston-Liik, E.M., Liik, George and Ward, R.G.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1998
  5. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY COMPANY LIMITED.—
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 10 March 1961 [Issue No.31] p 737

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    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 12 May 1961 [Issue No.54] p 1471

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    [ Sound : 1981 ]
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  2. Les Crowe interviewed by Edward Stokes in the Broken Hill social history project
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    [ Sound : 1982 ]
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    [ Sound : 1981 ]
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    Knight, Hugh Paterson, 1929-2008
    [ Sound : 1981 ]
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    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Saturday 6 December 1890 p 6 Article
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  2. THE BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY COMPANY.
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  2. Broken Hill line of country / prepared for Gurner & Mcarthur sharebrokers, Ware Chambers, Adelaide
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    [ Map : 1915 ]
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  3. Plan showing lands to be acquired by the Broken Hill Proprietry Company Limited and proposed new roadway
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