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Chinese Engineering and Mining Co

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of London

1877 Robert Reginald Burnett was appointed Engineer-in-Chief

1912 At an Extraordinary General Meeting, held on the 7th day of June 1912, the Liquidator of the Company was authorized to register a new Company, to be called the Chinese Engineering and Mining Company, W. F. Turner was chairman of the meeting[1]

1912 Company formed. Its assets consisted of the Kailan Mining Administration in China[2]

1941 Japanese invaders seized the mines in China.

Since 1950 the company's business had been as an investment holding company although it still had a claim against the Chinese People's Government.

1956 The Chinese Engineering and Mining Co acquired Knitmaster Group[3]. The name of the holding company was changed to Knitmaster Holdings[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 2 July 1912
  2. The Times, Jul 25, 1956
  3. The Times, Feb 13, 1956
  4. The Times, Nov 17, 1956