In memoriam: An appreciation of past members

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Professor Albert Davies

Albert Davies was a Past
President of the former Institution of Mining Engineers (IMinE). He died on 13 July 2010.

Edwin ‘Ted’ Smith

Ted Smith was born in 1931. He was an expert in flaw evaluation and the understanding of the integrity of engineering components

Professor Colin Bodsworth, who died in July 2010, was active in metallurgy.

Robert Brian Dunn

Robert Brian Dunn was a Lancashire man by birth, born in 1924 into a family engaged in coal mining for many generations. He died in late November 2008.

Nick Younger was born on 23 December 1934, and died in April 2010. He devoted his career to the realisation of new metallurgical processes.

John Webb-Jenkins

Keith Barnes, Chairman of The Packaging Society, offers his memories of John Webb-Jenkins.

David Eastwood

David Eastwood was born in Nottingham in 1937 and died in February 2010.

Thomas Ignatius King

Thomas Ignatius King died suddenly on 13 June 2009, one month short of his 80th birthday.

Cal Armstrong

It is with great sadness that ACA Howe International Ltd announces the death of its Managing Director Dr Cal Armstrong on 8 September 2009.

Terry Pearson died at the age of 77, bringing his near 50 years’ association with the polymer industry to a close. He was best known for his involvement with gas moulding technology.