Capper Pass Awards for Metallurgy

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    THE Capper Pass Awards for 1948, which are recommended by a committee on behalf of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy and of the Institute of Metals, have been won by the following : Messrs. C. Blazey, L. Broad, W. S. Gummer and D. P. Thompson (Metal Manufacturers, Ltd., Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia) £50 jointly, for a paper on "The Flow of Metal in Tube Extrusion"; Mr. H. R. Potts (Minas de Rio Tinto) £50, for a paper on "Further Notes on Converter Practice at Rio Tinto"; Messrs. R. C. Trumbull (Pyrites Co., Inc.), W. Hardiek (Pyrites Co., Inc.) and E. G. Lawford (Rio Tinto Co., Ltd.) £50 jointly, for a paper on "Notes on the Treatment of Pyrites Cinders at the Plant of the Pyrites Co., Inc., Wilmington, Delaware". The money for these awards has been given by Messrs. Capper Pass and Son, Ltd., Bristol, and is allotted as follows : £100 each year for one or more awards to authors of papers on some aspect of non-ferrous extraction metallurgy submitted to the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy ; and £100 each year for one or more awards to authors of papers submitted to the Institute of Metals and relating to some process or plant used in the fabrication of non-ferrous metals, contributed by persons engaged full-time in industrial practice. All papers relating to these fields and published in 1949 by either of the two Societies will be considered for awards ; authors need not be members of either Society and may be resident in any country. Manuscripts should preferably be submitted in duplicate to either the Secretary, Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Salisbury House, Finsbury Circus, London, E.C.2, or the Secretary, Institute of Metals, 4 Grosvenor Gardens, London, S.W.I, from whom further particulars may be obtained.

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    Capper Pass Awards for Metallurgy. Nature 163, 718 (1949) doi:10.1038/163718b0

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