50. Sweet Company of Mine

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Our milestone 50th episode is a case study on the Great Copper Mountain Mine (GCMM)! Since the Viking Age, we have seen great examples of entrepreneurship and business in Sweden, but nothing as long lasting as the Great Copper Mountain Mine, or Stora Kopparbergs Gruva. First mentioned in text way back in 1288 when the bishop of Västerås bought a share in the mine, but in reality a lot older, the GCMM is Sweden's oldest still operating company and is sometimes even called the world's oldest limited company. We look into the background of the mountain, what open cast mining entails and discuss Chris' visit to one of Australia's biggest bauxite mines...

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