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Rudolph E. Greuer

Rudolph E. Greuer

After completing high school, Rudy worked as a miner in ore, coal, and potash mines. He then attended the School of Mines in Freiberg, East Germany from 1948 to 1950. He later graduated with a Diplom (Masters) of Engineering in Mining Engineering from the Technical University at Clausthal, West Germany in 1953. He was granted the Doctor of Engineering in 1955 from the Technical University in Mining Engineering.

After receiving his doctorate, Rudy spent most of the year on a . . .

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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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Kenneth G. Hatfield

Kenneth G. Hatfield

'50

Ken received his B.S. in Geological Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1950.

His first position following graduation was with the US Atomic Energy Commission where he was assigned to field camp in the Lukachukai Mountains. Ken dedicated thirty years to the mining industry specializing in mineral exploration. During that time, he also worked a short (two-year) stint in uranium production.

Following retirement from industry, the unexpected invitation to teach at a university allowed him to maintain an active role in the . . .

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Harry E. Roscoe

Harry E. Roscoe

'46

Retired Manager, Canada Talc Industries; Mining Engineer with several Canadian mining companies including Noranda Mines (Noranda, Quebec), Kerr-Addison Gold Mines; Participated in exploration projects as a bush pilot and as geological assistant in the Northwest Territories with the Geological Survey of Canada; WWII service as a flying officer with The Royal Canadian Engineers and the R.C.A.F. as a pilot in the European Theater of Operations; Member, Michigan Tech Presidents Club, Lifetime Member of the Association of . . .

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Lawrence B. Farnum

Col. Lawrence B. Farnum

'41

Retired Manager-Engineering Services, Atlantic Richfield Co.(ARCO); Anaconda Company: Projects Manager in Denver, CO; Project Engineer, Primary Metals Div., Tucson, AZ.; Facilities Engineer Manager, Ford Motor Co. Philco-Ford Corp., San Francisco, CA.; General Manager, Sar Chesmeh Mining Co., Iran; Served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the U.S., Korea, Turkey, Germany, and Vietnam, attaining the rank of Colonel; Military honors: Silver Star for gallantry against an armed enemy in Korea, the Legion of Merit for . . .