· Mining Equipment Hire – Australia. Minspares is a specialist mining equipment hire company based in Kalgoorlie. Since launching the business over a decade ago, our customer base has stretched far beyond the Goldfields and we now offer services to .
The history of opal mining in Australia is one of danger, regeneration, and success against great odds. As far back as 4,000 BCE, humans have treasured opals and mined them in various loions, such as Kenya and Hungary. However, due to an unlikely combination of geology, fortuitous finds, and the two world wars, Australia has become the world's primary source of opal since the 1880s.