Any grizzled shearer, farmer or Jackaroo will tell you that Australia was built on the sheep's back, however any businessman with a sense for commerce will tell you to look deeper beneath the surface of it all; far deeper.
Natural conditioning and time have turned Australia into a developer's paradise, and some of the world's most successful mining companies have established themselves here and are proud to call Australia home.
It's tricky business, and knowing the pitfalls is not an easy task to master.
In 2011, BIG has begun its rapid expansion into this profitable industry by investigating new and innovative mining techniques, new technology, and developing new ways to harness the potential of raw energy.
BIG has an ever increasing portfolio, one that already includes vast investments into the exceedingly lucrative harvesting of Diamonds and Gold, and the solid rock foundations of Coal and Iron ore.