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Thirst Quenchers for Summer

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We're heading directly into summer. Anyone who has worked in the Australian mining game knows that most sites get stinking hot during summer.

Last week we had a 57 degree maximum reported at Phosphate Hill near Mt Isa in Queensland. That's hot enough to make a nun to have a go at Bob Hawke's 11 second yard glass sculling record

Five Cds for Aussie Miners This Xmas

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Every miner needs a good collection of tunes to listen to – whether they are underground, going to or from work, passing time on the plane or relaxing at home. And with Christmas fast approaching, the obligatory collection of live albums, greatest hits and DVD’s are churned out by record companies to help punters with their present shopping needs



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