Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Ernest Williams

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Ernest Williams

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.I. M.M., Mining Engineer, 8A, Salisbury House, London Wall, E.C.2. T. A.: "Ernwilm, London." T. N.: London Wall 3735. Training under late Thomas J. Bewick, London, and Haydon Bridge, Northumberland. Career: Chief Assistant to Bewick and Moreing, civil and mining engineers, London; Assistant and Representative, Bewick, Moreing and Alford, Johannesburg, Transvaal, coal and gold mining; organization of management and equipment of Gold Mines, Western Australia. In practice in Johannesburg as Consulting Engineer and Manager of coal and gold mines. Reporting on diamond, tin, copper, molybdenite, monazite oil shale and other mining propositions. Resident Partner in Western Australia, Hooper, Speak and Williams; principally gold mine administration and equipment. Resident Engineer for Bewick, Moreing and Co., in the Porcupine District, Canada, gold mining and equipment. Since 1913 in practice in London as Consulting Mining Engineer. Visited Russia, Siberia, Spain, Dutch Guiana, Chile, etc., for Bewick, Moreing and Co. and others; reporting on gold, copper, silver, coal, bismuth, lead and other mines. Past President, Coolgardie Chamber of Mines; Hon. Life Member of the South African Institution of Engineers; Past President, South African Association of Engineers (now the South African Institution of Engineers); Past Vice-President of the South African Association for the Advancement of Science; Member of first Commission for Framing Mining Regulations, South African Republic (Transvaal); Holder of Mine Manager's Certificate, Transvaal; Late Member of Board of Examiners for Mine Manager's Certificate, Transvaal Republic and Crown Colony Governments. War Services.-1917-9—Assistant Inspector Munitions Areas, Ministry of Munitions. Later Oil Production Officer; Mineral Resources Development Department, Ministry of Munitions.

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