Ian Burston 'finally retired'

A STALWART of the Western Australian mining who played a key role in a superpower’s economic emergence and consorted with royalty, Ian Burston, has died, aged 87.

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Ian Burston played a major role in establishing the Channar joint venture.

Burston, among other things, was managing director of Hamersley Iron and intrinsically involved with the development of the Pilbara iron ore industry, back when the first shovels were driven off the