The author of Coal Mining Geology, Ian always had a passion for field geology.
In memoriam: An appreciation of past members
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Steve Weston was a great supporter of the PVC industry and was widely respected for his pragmatic approach to polymer re-use and recycling
Ralph was an active and highly respected member of the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers and later became President of the North of England Branch of IMinE
Dr Caul was an outstanding professional in the packaging sector, an inspiration and a mentor to many other packaging technologists in the industry
Jake Almond was known for his huge breadth of interests and he became a hub for information exchange on matters of industrial archaeology, not only relating to mining and metallurgy but to the industrial history of the nation
Paul O’Brien was a well-loved academic whose work to generate new soft processing pathways to semiconductor materials led to successful spin outs capacity-building in Africa
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
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