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Dowty Mining Equipment

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of Ashchurch, Gloucestershire

Subsidiary of Dowty

1952 the Dowty hydraulic pit prop, an important advance in mining engineering.

1960 Advert for Roofmaster fully mechanised hydraulic roof support by Dowty Mining Equipment

1968 Queen's Award to Industry for Technological Innovation [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 26th April 1968 p650