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    Since the mid 1860’s many smelters have operated in Newcastle. The abundance of coal as a fuel, a ready workforce, a good supply of water, and harbour access for transport justified bringing ores to Newcastle, particularly copper, then silver, lead and zinc, followed by iron for making steel.
    Album: The Sulphide at Cockle Creek (20)
    The ‘Sulphide’ - Silver, Lead and Zinc smelting works opened in 1887 and closed in 2003.


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    The Hunter River Copper Company, later Wallaroo Copper at Port Waratah operated from 1860's to 1890's.

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    The Newcastle Coal and Copper Company's Burwood Copper Smelter, from 1850's.

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    The English and Australian copper Company Smelter at Broadmeadow, on the site later occupied by Goninans.

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    Interior view of the English and Australian Copper Company's Broadmeadow Copper Smelter.

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