It is with great sadness to record the death of J Burgess Winter, a true titan of the mining community who served the industry with honour and distinction for 45 years.
In memoriam: An appreciation of past members
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Bill Jackson was a pioneer within IOM3 for the digital representation and presentation of materials information
Eric Hassall had a long career in the mining industry, being the youngest ever Area Chief Surveyor and eventually becoming a senior partner of Wardell Amstrong. He was also active in promoting greater understanding of science and engineering in society
Mark Tur was an expert in the implementation of antimicrobial copper technology and a fervent supporter of education and professional development initiatives
Ken Mills was one of the National Physical Laboratory’s most notable luminaries and his work was acknowledged as groundbreaking by steel industries around the world
Tom Smith was an active member and supporter of the mining communities and the last President of the National Association of Colliery Managers
Donald McLean was one of the greats of physical metallurgy and structural integrity who will be forever remembered in the annals of physical metallurgy among those leading the transformation of the discipline from a qualitative metallurgical art to a quantitative materials science
Jim Charles was resolutely a metallurgist interested in industrial processes and, through his intuitive understanding of the subject, he also made important contributions to archaeometallurgy
Les Erasmus was a recognised national and international authority on the role of nitrogen, microalloying and dual phase effects in structural and specialty steels
Keith Atkinson was a renowned geologist who also had a great interest in mineral processing