Broken Hill

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Broken Hill

(Placename) a town in SE Australia, in W New South Wales: mining centre for lead, silver, and zinc. Pop: 19 834 (2001)


(ˈkɑb weɪ)

a city in central Zambia: old mining town. 190,752. Formerly, Broken Hill.
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It appeared, by what I could piece together of the unprofane fragments of his statement, that he had chanced upon Sir Ossaise at dawn of the morning, and been told that if he would make a short cut across the fields and swamps and broken hills and glades, he could head off a company of travelers who would be rare customers for prophylactics and tooth-wash.
In summary, factors favouring free-hanging shaft columns such as that at Broken Hill are:
On behalf of the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF), AGL Energy Limited has announced that it has achieved financial close to sell its 102 MW Nyngan and 53 MW Broken Hill solar photovoltaic (PV) facilities into the fund.
Impact Minerals reports that the rare platinum group metals (PGMs) osmium, iridium, rhodium, and ruthenium have been discovered along with copper-nickel-platinum-palladium-gold mineralization at its 87%-owned Broken Hill joint-venture project in New South Wales, Australia.
The Hawsons Iron Project is located 60km SW of Broken Hill (Figure 1) and includes an Inferred magnetite Resource of 1.
A Broken Hill pilot program is trying to identify potential nurses at high school and put them on a career pathway.
KEITH Duffy is hoping pop svengali Louis Walsh's touch will rub off on his new band Broken Hill.
Peter worked on the project in secret for four months at Eldee Farm near Broken Hill - the backdrop for hit films Mad Max and Priscilla Queen of the Desert.
The now-abandoned mining town lies 110 kilometres south-west of Broken Hill.
A slurry pipeline replaced trucking for initial product transport to Broken Hill, other than this all material assumptions were unchanged from May 2011.
Total disbelief and devastation was felt by the staff and residents of St Anne's Nursing Home in Broken Hill when they heard that Marilyn would not be back to work with and to care for them.