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Arthur George Charleton

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Arthur George Charleton (1858- )

1922 A.R.S.M., M.Inst.M.M., M.Amer.Inst.M.M., M.Min.E Min. Engr. and Metallurgist, Publ. Dept., The Imperial Mineral Resources Bureau; b. January 6, 1858; s. of Geo. Philip Charleton, The Vale, St. Heliers, Jersey. Ed. Victoria College, Jersey. Training: Royal Sch..of Mines, London; and Freiberg Bergakademie, Saxony. P. Pres., The Inst. of Min. and Metallurgy, 1902-3; Silver Medal Royal Soc. of Arts, 1895, for Papers on Nickel; Prizes, N. of Eng. Inst. and Federated Inst. of Min. Engrs. for papers on Coarse and Fine Crushing Machinery and Processes of Ore Treatment, 1893. Asst. Supt. Deloro Gold Mine, Ontario, Canada, 1882; Asst. Supt., Goodwin Con. and Morning Star Mines, Battle Mount, Nevada, U.S.A., 1883., and Draughtsman with Beckett and McDowell, New York; reporting on Wynaad Goldfields, and Mysore, 1884; Supt. and Gen. Manager, The Disraeli Gold Mine, N. Queensland (Designed and Erected Plant), and Gen. Manager, The New Queen G.M. Co., Charters Towers, Queensland 1885-89; representing R. J. and Wm. Fricheville, and reporting on Antimony-gold Mines and Smelting Works in Bohemia on their behalf, 1890; inspecting, reporting and managing mines of The New Pierrefitte Ce., Hautes-Pyrenees, France 1891-93; Cons. Min. Engr. in London; inspecting mines of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead, Zinc, Manganese, Antimony, Tin, Nickel, Cobalt. etc., in different parts of the World, including Western Australia, New Caledonia, Spain, Brazil, etc., 1895-1911; making a speciality of the design of plant, amongst others, that of the South Crofty Mine, Cornwall, 1904; visited Canada "International Geol. Congress," 1913; District Accountant, St. Helens, Lanc., and Headquarters London Ministry of Munitions (Finance Dept. ), 1917-19. Publ.: "Notes on Tin Min. and Dressing in Saxony and Bohemia; "Charleton's Report Book for Mining Engineers, 2nd Ed.; "Gold Mining or Milling in Western Australia"; numerous Papers, Trans. of Eng. Socs., and Articles on Tech. and Economic Subjects contributed to the Press connected with Efficiency, Engineering, etc. Address: 5, Avonmore Road, West Kensington, W.14.

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