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John Henry Anderson

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John Henry Anderson (1879-1954)

1911 Membership of IMechE

1922 A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Min.E., M.I.Mar.E., F.C.S., M.Inst.P.T., Purfleet, Essex. T. N.: Rainham 5. b. 1879. Ed. at Larkhall Academy, N.B. Training: Under Geo. Anderson (Manager ), Ferniegave Colliery, N.B.; for a number of years as Chief Resident Engineer under Charles S. Meik, M.Inst.C.E. Engaged on Mining, Mechanical and Ferro-Concrete work. One of the first to establish that it was possible to effectively repair Ferro-Concrete. Evolved transport schemes for various materials. Publications: "The Spontaneous Ignition of Coal, with Special Relation to Storage Heaps, Ships' Bunkers and Cargoes"; "The Mining of Coal"; "The Transport of Coal"; "The Economical Use of Coal"; "How the American Miner Produces Three Times as much Coal as the British Miner"; "Some By-products of Coal"; "Liquid Fuel for Steam-Raising Purposes"; and various articles relating to scientific use of fuel, together with its transport. Denny Gold Medallist, 1919-20.

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