Opal Mining Camp - Opal AuctionsFeb 11, 2013 . Opal mining in Queensland Australia is expensive and done by Bulldozers and Excavators. While opal mines in Lightning ridge ,Cooper Pedy and Koroit are mostly tunnel and bucket affairs. To mine in Queensland is lot more capital intensive with large Bulldozers and mining equipment and many camps.How is Opal Mined | Opal AuctionsMay 1, 2013 . Engineering firms opened across the Australia Opal fields in the early mining days making rigs, opal blowers and also undertaking repairs as it would take weeks to get some spare parts sent from other towns or overseas. Even today engineering firms make many spare parts as they have tooling equipment.
Opal Mines - Black Opal DirectMay 2, 2012 . Opal mining equipment gets put through some pretty rough treatment and breakdowns are common occurance, leaving the miner to earn some more money by getting a job just so they can repair their mining equipment and kep mining at a later date. People live out on the opal fields on residential claims.Opal Machinery Makers - ASHETDIY Mining Machinery In early decades of mining at Lightning Ridge the miners made and maintained their own equipment. There was no need for an engineering workshop then, everyone was too poor. Fritz Thurner, 2013 When many new miners arrived in the 1960s, the pool of technical knowledge and skills which could.
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