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Biographical entry Anderson, Frank Struan (1909 - 1976)

Born
11 July 1909
Cheshunt, Victoria, Australia
Died
6 October 1976
South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Mining engineer

Summary

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.

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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
1953
Career event - Appointed to the Australian Atomic Energy Commission's advisory committee on uranium mining
1955
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.)

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