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Corporate entry Lal Lal Iron Mining Co (1874 - ?)

From
1874
Victoria, Australia
Functions
Metallurgy and Mineralogy or mining

Summary

The Lal Lal Iron Mining Company was formed in 1874 after the liquidation of the Victoria Iron Company. It was located in the vicinity of the Victorian town of Ballarat. The company set up an iron ore quarry and smelting works, which at its peak employed 160 men. Charcoal from local timber, brown coal from the area and Ballarat coke were all used as fuel for the smelting process.

Timeline

 1873 - 1874 Victoria Iron Company
       1874 - ? Lal Lal Iron Mining Co

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