Corporate entry Jones Scott & Co (1870s - ?)
- Manufacturing industry and Defence Industries
Jones Scott & Co established a factory in Deer Park, Victoria which began operations in May 1876. It became the leading producer of explosives in Australia, and was major boost to the mining and quarrying industries. Having gone through many name changes and purchases, the company is a forebear of ICI Australia, now Orica.
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_j.html. Details
Created: 19 July 2001, Last modified: 3 February 2010
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