Biographical entry Anderson, Frank Struan (1909 - 1976)
- 11 July 1909
Cheshunt, Victoria, Australia
- 6 October 1976
South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
- Mining engineer
Frank Struan Anderson was a mining engineer who played a large part in establishing the Australian uranium mining industry.
In 1953 he was asked to be a part of the Australian Atomic Energy Commission's advisory committee on uranium mining. In 1955 he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in acknowledgement of his dedicated leadership during the development of the Rum Jungle Uranium Mine, Northern Territory.
- 1927 - 1934
- Education - Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (B.Mech.Eng.), the University of Melbourne
- 1937 - 1951
- Career position - Assistant underground manager, Broken Hill operation of the Zinc Corporation Ltd
- 1951 - 1952
- Career position - General superintendent of mines, Zinc Corporation Ltd
- 1952 - ?
- Career position - Managing Director of various enterprises at the Consolidated Zinc Pty Ltd group, Melbourne headquarters
- 1952 - 1962
- Career position - Director of Consolidated Zinc Pty Ltd
- Career event - Appointed to the Australian Atomic Energy Commission's advisory committee on uranium mining
- Award - Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire
- 1959 - 1968
- Career position - Director of the Australian Mines and Metals Association (Inc.)
- 1962 - 1966?
- Career position - Managing director of Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd and Hamersley Holdings Ltd
- 1962 - 1971
- Career position - Director of Conzinc Riotinto of Australia Ltd
- 1966 - 1968
- Career position - Director of development for Conzinc Riotinto of Australia Ltd
- 1968 - ?
- Career position - Director of the Commercial Bank of Australia Ltd.
- 1969 - 1971
- Career position - President of the Australian Mines and Metals Association (Inc.)
- Fairweather, D.F., 'Anderson, Frank Struan (1909-1976), Mining Engineer', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 13, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993, pp. 47-48. Also available at http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/anderson-frank-struan-9354. Details
Created: 31 January 2012, Last modified: 3 October 2012