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Miners urged to shoot for the moon

A call has gone out for the mining industry to strike its own grand statement along the lines of what US president John Kennedy made to the Rice University in 1961.

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Former US president John Kennedy at Rice University.

In 1961 the US was playing catch-up in the space race and its newly-elected president made a statement that would set in motion events that would change the world.

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