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            Dirty Money
             

            Dirty Money (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Benns, Matthew

            • RRP: $34.99
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            They put the boys into the Anvil mining truck. They came for my dad. I asked them 'where are you taking him?' and they didn't answer. The Australian mining company trucks had come roaring into the African village and disgorged over 100 heavily armed Government soldiers. The rebel...s, protesting at the way the Australian company was mining the Congolese silver and copper without giving anything back to the local community, had already surrendered. But their looting of food and fuel from the Anvil Mining depot at Kilwa could not go unanswered. The Australians flew in the Government troops, loaded them onto their trucks and then stood back while they rounded up the rebellion's 'sympathisers'. We started running but the soldiers caught and searched our belongings, they arrested my dad and two other boys, said Albert Kitanika. The soldiers refused to say where they were taking his father. They took him 50 metres down the road where they shot and stabbed him to death. A United Nations investigation found Mr Kitanika was one of at least 100 people summarily executed in the Government operation in 2004. Afterwards the Australian company issued a press release praising the Government for its rapid response. Asked about its role in transporting the troops, Anvil's chief executive officer Bill Turner said: So what . Mining is a dirty business. This book reveals that the real dirt lies in the boardrooms of some of Australia's biggest companies. The United Nations named Katumba Mwanke, an adviser to Congo President Joseph Kabila, as one of the people responsible for the illegal exploitation of Congo's natural wealth. Anvil Mining put Mr Mwanke on the board of directors for three years. The Australian company has steadfastly refused to sign the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, designed to prevent dodgy deals, and is instead considering a tie-up with British mining company Trafigura, which is responsible for one of the worst pollution scandals in recent history. When d
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            ISBN 9781742750002
            Published AU 1 Nov 2011
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Big Fella: The Rise And Rise Of BHP Billiton

            The Big Fella: The Rise And Rise Of BHP Billiton (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Macklin, Robert; Thompson, Peter

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            BHP is part of Australia's DNA; but it remains an enigma. THE BIG FELLA: The rise and rise of BHP Billiton is the compelling story of how BHP and its partner Billiton rose from the humblest beginnings in the Australian Outback and on the Indonesian island of Belitung to starry he...ights on the great bourses of the world.
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            ISBN 9781741667110
            Published AU 2 Aug 2010
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Under Corporate Skies: A sruggle between people, place and profit

            Under Corporate Skies: A sruggle between people, place and profit (Paperback)

            By Brueckner, Martin; Ross, Dyann; Foreword by Brockovich, Erin

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            With the help of international campaigner, Erin Brockovich, the small town of Yarloop in Western Australia is preparing a civil class action against Alcoa World Alumina. The struggle is over social, health and environmental concerns surrounding Alcoa's Wagerup alumina refinery.

            ISBN 9781921361760
            Published AU 2 Aug 2010
            Publisher Fremantle Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Miners: Stories from the Industry that drives Modern Australia

            The Miners: Stories from the Industry that drives Modern Australia (Hardback)

            By Avery, Barry

            • RRP: $52.50
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            ISBN 9781922089618
            Published AU 5 Sep 2016
            Publisher Fremantle Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapes

            Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapes (Hardback)

            Edited by Tibbett, Mark

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            Brings together experts in the field of mining and conservation to grapple with this pressing issue.

            ISBN 9780643106352
            Published AU 1 Jun 2015
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Mine-field: The Dark Side of Australia's Resource Rush
             

            Mine-field: The Dark Side of Australia's Resource Rush (Paperback)

            By Cleary, Paul

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            In Mine-Field, Paul Cleary counts the true human and economic costs of Australia's short-term mineral addiction.

            ISBN 9781863955706
            Published AU 31 Jul 2012
            Publisher Black Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Mining Towns: Making a living, making a life
             

            Mining Towns: Making a living, making a life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Eklund, Erik; Farmer, Brad

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            At any given moment in history, Australia has been in the middle of a mining boom. This book is a history of iconic Australian towns that have emerged as a result of these booms: Broken Hill, Mount Isa, Queenstown, Mount Morgan, Port Pirie and Kambalda. It covers past and present..., showing that while some of these towns have declined they have all had thriving local communities.
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            ISBN 9781742233529
            Published AU 1 Aug 2012
            Publisher NewSouth Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Adani and the War Over Coal

            Adani and the War Over Coal (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Beresford, Quentin

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            Australian politicians have had a love affair with coal, which has helped lock its politics into the fossil fuel age. This book exlores the role of the Adani Carmichael mine in the conflict over coal. We see the rise of a fossil fuel network linking mining companies, oligarchs, b...ig banks, think tanks, the media and all sides of Australian politics.
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            ISBN 9781742235936
            Published AU 1 Aug 2018
            Publisher NewSouth Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Rush That Never Ended: A History of Australian Mining
             

            The Rush That Never Ended: A History of Australian Mining (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 5th Revised edition)

            By Blainey, Geoffrey

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            The Australian landscape is littered with mines. This text tells the story of Australia's mineral discoveries, describes the giants of its mining history and records the tremendous influence that mining has had on its attitudes to unionism, religion, law and politics.

            ISBN 9780522850093
            Published AU 15 Mar 2003
            Publisher Melbourne University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Run Tree Run

            Run Tree Run (Paperback)

            By Alsop, Kelly

            • RRP: $16.99
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            A gentle and wise old tree helps the animalsof its rainforest to escape with their livesbefore the miners come to tear downtheir home. The animals featured includea Sugar Glider looking for a new home, aRhinoceros Beetle desperate to get awayand a Cassowary, a loyal friend of the... trees.Written as a protest against a ...
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            ISBN 9780987607768
            Published AU 21 Aug 2014
            Publisher Woodslane Pty Ltd
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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