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Orica - Mining
Company Name Orica
Category Mining
Year Founded 1874
Successor/Parent ICI (Details)
Country Australia (Details)

Company History: Founded in 1874 as a supplier of explosives to the Victorian gold fields in Australia, Orica has grown to become one of the leading publicly-owned companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.
In 1971, the company became ICI Australia.
When parent company ICI Plc divested its major shareholding in ICI Australia in 1997, a new independent Australasian company was formed; and on 2 February 1998 we became known as Orica

Brief History:
Australia is a country and continent surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. Its major cities – Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide – are coastal. Its capital, Canberra, is inland. The country is known for its Sydney Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef, a vast interior desert wilderness called the Outback, and unique animal species like kangaroos and duck-billed platypuses.

Item created by: Powderman on 2018-10-05 09:57:05. Last edited by Powderman on 2018-10-05 09:58:46

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