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Jo Kalliokoski

Jo Kalliokoski

Jo Kalliokoski was born in Finland, but moved to Timmons, Ontario and attended the University of Western Ontario where he received his BS in 1947. He then went to Princeton for his PhD, which he received in 1951.

Jo was a geologist for the Geological Survey of Canada until 1953 and then went to work for Newmont Exploration until 1956. He joined the faculty at Princeton University from 1956 until 1968, when he came to Michigan Tech to be . . .

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Leimo G. Immonen

Leimo G. Immonen

'24

Leimo Immonen earned a BS in Mining Engineering from the Michigan College of Mines in 1924 and a BS in Metallurgical Engineering from the Michigan College of Mining and Technology in 1945. He is a registered professional engineer in California, Colorado, and Nevada.

After serving in the U.S. Naval Reserves from 1924-27, he began a 12-year career as a mill superintendent with Kennecott Copper Corp. in McGill, NV. Following this, he served two years as a plant manager . . .

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Karl V. Lindell

Karl V. Lindell

'28

Retired Executive Vice President and Director, Hazemag USA, Inc. and Hazemag Canada, Inc.

Karl Lindell earned BS and MS degrees in Mining Engineering from Michigan Tech and holds an honorary doctorate in engineering from Michigan Tech and honorary doctorates in science from Laval University and the University of Sherbrook.

Karl is regarded as a leading international expert on asbestos mining and production, having visited most of the world's deposits of the mineral. He was General Manager of the Asbestos Fibre Division, Chairman . . .

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L. Jack Gunter

L. Jack Gunter

'65

After graduating from Michigan Tech in 1965, Jack worked in Canada's far north doing underground mining and surveying. From 1966 to 1974, he worked for Phelps Dodge and worked his way up to becoming Manager. Jack directed Canada wide exploration, where he found the La Gauchiere Cu-Zn deposit in Quebec. During this time, he was also a consultant in the Eastern United States and South America.

His 37 year career as a mineral industry executive was particularly . . .

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Hilary G. Dussing

Hilary G. Dussing (Carlson)

'79

Hilary graduated from Michigan Tech in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering.

Upon graduating, Hilary held numerous technical and executive positions in the Petroleum business with various companies including Tenneco Oil Company, Champlin Petroleum Company, Union Pacific Resources, Tom Brown Incorporated and Royal Dutch Shell. She has worked in the U.S., West Africa, Europe and Russia.

In addition to her Michigan Tech education, in 1994 Hilary completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard's Graduate School of Business.

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