Mitchell heads to WA

QUEENSLAND driller Mitchell Services has secured a five-year contract for underground drilling at Kalgoorlie’s Mt Charlotte underground mine for Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines’ joint venture partners Newmont Australia and Barrick Gold.

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Peter Mitchell on the levers as he drills for Thiess-Peabody-Mitsui at Poitrel Station, west of Nebo, North Queensland in 1971.

Mitchell's move into Western Australia comes more than 50 years after the Kingaroy-born driller stopped drilling water bores for peanut farmers and moved into mineral exploration.

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