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Henry Lipson Hancock

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Henry Lipson Hancock (1867- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M.M, M.Inst.Met., M.Amer.Inst.M.M.E., M.Amer.ElectroChem.Soc M.Aust. Inst.M.M., Assoc. Ballarat S.M., M.Aust. Chem. Inst., F.R.S. of S. Aust., Min. and Metallurgical Engr.; Gen. Man., Wallaroo and Moonta Min. and Smelting Co., Ltd., Wallaroo, S. Australia; b. 1867; s. of Henry Richard Hancock, Min. Engr. Ed. Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, S. Australia. Training: Ballarat School of Mines, Victoria. Associate Ballarat School of Mines; Member of S. Aust. Advisory Council of Education. Career: In association with his father, H. R. Hancock, developed the Hancock Jig, now greatly used in America and elsewhere; they were the first to successfully concentrate Broken Hill Sulphide Ores; for about 12 years Instructor at the Moonta School of Mines in Min. and Eng. Surveying and Machine Drawing and Design. Address: Wallaroo, South Australia.

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