Author: Warren, H A
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Warren, H A
Sir,-In Mr. Bridges’ Paper on “Reinforced Concrete for Colliery Surface Plart,” published in your April issue he states “There are many difficulties which make piling expensive and very often impracticable, such as: obstruction by overhead wires and pipe lines to free movement of the piling frame; the necessity for keeping open certain wagon roads for coal wagons; and vibration and consequent disturbance of existing structures.”
THIS year it is a member of the Yorkshire Branch who has been elected President
of the Institution. Lieut.-Colonel Charles Horace Fox, O.B.E., B.Sc., F.S.I., was born
at Halifax on the 1st August, 1892, and was educated at Heath Grammar School, Halifax,
and Denstone College,Staffordshire. He graduated at London University,taking the degree
of B.Sc. (Engineering)with Honours in 1912,and in the same year he distinguished himself as First Prize Medallist in Structural Engineering at the City and Guilds of
Mr. WILLIAM MUIRHEAD, M.Inst.C.E. (Member ofCouncil), proposing a vote of thanks to the author, said the paper had been extremely interesting, the more so as before coming to the meeting he had not been able to read the paper as closely as he would like to have done. Others in the same position would, he was convinced, after hearing the author, read through the paper again with added interest.