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  • South Australia's Copper Coast: The secret holiday spot that offers the best ... - The Daily Telegraph
    The Daily TelegraphSouth Australia's Copper Coast: The secret holiday spot that offers the best ...The Daily TelegraphCopper was discovered in Moonta, at the mouth of a wombat burrow, in 1859, which led to a thriving copper mining industry that attracted hard-rock miners from Cornwall, England. By the 1890s, the region's population reached 30,000 and became known as ...Historical recognition for South Australian miningAustralian Miningall 5 news articles »


  • Historians push for National Heritage Listing of Cornish mining towns - Yahoo!7 News
    Yahoo!7 NewsHistorians push for National Heritage Listing of Cornish mining townsYahoo!7 NewsWhen copper was later found at Moonta and nearby Wallaroo and Kadina - a three-town cluster commonly referred to as the Copper Triangle - during 1859 and 1861, Cornish people flocked to the region from Burra and also the goldfields of Victoria.


  • Labour hire companies still getting the job done - The Australian (blog)
    Labour hire companies still getting the job doneThe Australian (blog)Adelaide Resources chief Chris Drown dubs the current share price as “terrible” — and also at odds with the company's drilling progress at its flagship Moonta project on the Yorke Peninsula. “The reality is we have made significant progress,'' Drown says.and more »


  • Campaign to World Heritage List Cornish mining sites gaining momentum - ABC Online
    ABC OnlineCampaign to World Heritage List Cornish mining sites gaining momentumABC OnlineAn international campaign to have South Australia's Cornish mining sites World Heritage listed is gaining momentum. In the mid 1800s thousands of Cornish miners flocked to Burra in the state's Mid North and shortly after to Moonta on the Yorke ...and more »


  • Cornish Choir visiting Broken Hill - Barrier Daily Truth
    Barrier Daily TruthCornish Choir visiting Broken HillBarrier Daily TruthThe choir performs regularly at the Kernewek Lowender Cornish festival held in Moonta every two years, as well as regular performances in Adelaide at functions such as Commonwealth Day Receptions. One of the highlights of tonight's concert promises to ...


  • Emergency levy hikes hit farmers - Stock Journal
    Stock JournalEmergency levy hikes hit farmersStock Journal... met with state treasurer Tom Koutsantonis on Tuesday last week to discuss the 'extreme rise' in Emergency Services Levy bills. South Kilkerran farmer and CFS volunteer Lyall Schulz (pictured, right, with Andrew Cadd, Moonta) said the increase has ...and more »


  • YP mohair sells to Italy - Stock Journal
    YP mohair sells to ItalyStock JournalA CHILDHOOD with goats led mohair breeder Lynne Carter to embark on a 28-year quest to improve Angora genetics. Running Lynndon Grove stud at Moonta with her husband Don, she is dedicated to enhancing the quality of the fleece they produce.


  • 澳洲一唐人街神秘停电电网发言人称不寻常将调查 - 汉丰网
    澳洲一唐人街神秘停电电网发言人称不寻常将调查汉丰网中新网10月17日电据澳洲新快网报道,16日晚,澳大利亚阿得雷德唐人街有两个区域神秘停电,陷入漆黑之中大约两个小时。 据《阿得雷德时报》报道,16晚8点至10点,唐人街所在的Gouger街和Moonta街之间有部分用户被停电。 南 ...and more »