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Alphonse Briart

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Alphonse Briart (c1825-1898)


1898 Obituary [1]

ALPHONSE BRIART died at Morlanwelz on March 15, 1898, at the age of seventy-three. By his death the Belgian mining industry has suffered a great loss.

He was chief engineer of the Mariemont and Bascoup collieries, where he introduced many important inventions, whilst his geological researches were invaluable contributions to knowledge.

He was President of the Geological Society of Belgium, and an Honorary Member of the Geological Society of London. As President of the Society of Engineers of Mons, he took a prominent position on the Reception Committee at the Brussels meeting of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1894, on which occasion he contributed to the proceedings an exhaustive paper on the mining industry of Belgium.


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