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1949 Public company formed to develop lead, zinc and other mining interests and associated smelting and refining industry. As a first step acquired the Zinc Corporation and its associated companies. The assets of the Zinc Corporation included leases at Broken Hill Mines in Australia; the whole of the Imperial Smelting Corporation and Broken Hill Corporation