Proceedings of the April, 1969, General Meeting

Organization: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
Pages: 2
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The April General Meeting of the Institute was held in Kelvin House, Johannesburg, on 16th April, 1969, at 4.30 p.m. Mr R. C. J. Goode (president) was in the Chair. There were also present nineteen Members, including Messrs R. J. Adamson, F. P. Bath, J. K. E. Douglas, A. R. C. Fowler, P. Lambooy, D. G. Maxwell and J. A. Nixon, (Council Members), Messrs E. L. Atkinson, I. R. Chaston, J. L. Edwards, J. S. Hall, S. A. Hancox, A. F. Lee, W. K. B. Loftus, H. S. Simpson, A. N. Shand, R. A. Wilson, H. J. Wright and J. E. Van Leeuwen. Nine Associate Members, including Messrs O. Davel, G. Douglas, P. R. Garcia, D. J. Murphy, D. Rankin, G. Schwartz, H. N. Singer, S. Thompson and D. A. Viljoen. One Graduate Mr D. Bosley. Ten Visitors, including Messrs S. Adler, C. E. Alvey, B. J. Botha, K. Chant, L. W. Davis, R. N. Guest, R. V. Keet, E. G. Keown, M. D. Lourie and S. McMurray. Secretary Mr D. C. Visser. Total present: Fourty-one. MINUTES The President requested that confirmation of the minutes of the previous meeting be held over as they would only be appearing in the Journal of the following month. Agreed. MEMBERSHIP The President: "I have much pleasure in announcing that the names of the under-mentioned candidates, having been published in accordance with By-law 5.2.2, Council has elected them to membership of the Institute in the following grades: Members: Kenneth Sinc1air Rae, Ian Robert Malcolm Chaston. Associate Members: Norman Isaac Thomas, Ian Connell Robinson. Graduates: Simon Richard Jeremy Perkins, Bleddyn Reginald Lear, David Williams. Affiliate: Richard Robert Will. Students: Angus David McElwee, Clive Renard Archer, Peter Andrew Locke. MEMBER TRANSFERRED TO A HIGHER GRADE From Graduate to Associate Member: Patrick James Burns. I welcome the newly elected members to the Institute and congratulate the member who has been transferred to a higher grade." (Applause). GENERAL BUSINESS The President reminded members that a buffet supper at a cost of 55c would be available after the meeting. PAPER FOR PRESENTATION The President noted with pleasure that a strong contingent from De Beers and the Finsch Mine were present. He expressed gratitude to Mr Loftus for coming
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