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Harold Hastings

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Harold Hastings (1874- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E. (Hon. Sec. and Treasurer in Spain), Engr. of Ferranti, Ltd., in Spain; b. 1874; s. of Rev. Frederic Hastings. Ed. University College School, London, and the University of Adelaide, S.A. Training: School of Mines, Adelaide, S.A., and R. W. Thomson and Co., Adelaide, S.A. Chief Constructional Engr. to " La Maquinaria Inglesa," Madrid; designed and erected Central Electric Stations in the cities of Toro and Montilla, Spain; Res. Engr., Elec. Stations and Dust Destructor, Beckenham U.D.C.; Asst. Contracts Man., Callenders Cable and Construction Co., Ltd.; 19082I—Chief Engr. and Man. Dir. in Spain, of the Peninsular Eng. Co., Ltd.; designed complete System Underground Cables for Seville, Complete Elec. Installation and Cable System designed and erected at Leon; design and erection of Coal Handling Plant, Port of Barcelona, Elec. Works and Cable System, Nador, Morocco, and similar undertakings in Spain; 1921—Engr. of Ferranti, Ltd., for Spain and Portugal. Publ.: " The Aims and Ambitions of British Chambers of Commerce in Foreign Countries " (1918), " How to Start and Operate an Agency Abroad " (1921). Address Alfonso XII 24, Madrid.

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