Australian Left Review

Article Title

The Loathsome Pine

Authors

Doug McEachern

Abstract

One of the most significant figures in the history of Australian mining was Essington Lewis, for many years the driving force behind BHP. He started his career with the company as a mining engineer and was a dedicated and enthusiastic miner. He believed in hard, pioneering work and the opening up of mineral resources in the outback, a country which he loved.

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