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Mining career with ASARCO, Kaiser Steel, Consolidation Coal, Homestake, 1955 to 1995 : oral history transcript : junior engineer to chariman of the board / 2001.
BANC MSS 2001/128 p; Phonotape 3185 C:1-17
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Title:

Mining career with ASARCO, Kaiser Steel, Consolidation Coal, Homestake, 1955 to 1995 : oral history transcript: junior engineer to chariman of the board / 2001
Western mining in the twentieth century oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Conger, Harry M., 1930-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Swent, Eleanor, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Childhood in Depression years; Colorado School of mines; from junior engineer to shift boss with ASARCO, mine operation, mining methods; Kaiser Steel, Eagle Mountain iron mine, experiments with new equipment, explosives, management of operations, company housing; Balmer coal mine, B.C., mining methods, sales contracts to Japanese, project design and construction; Consolidation Coal Co., Midwest division, company organization; 1975-1995; Homestake Mining Co., vice president to chairman, discusses corporate organization, board of directors, government relations, international gold market, stockholder relations, project financing, mining law, mining camp social life; director, PG&E, electric power deregulation; trustee, Caltech; discusses community fund raising activities.

Date:

2001 (issued)

Subject:

n-usp--
Asarco Inc.
Kaiser Steel Corporation.
Consolidation Coal Company.
Homestake Mining Company.
Mining engineers -- West (U.S.) -- Interviews
Mineral industries -- West (U.S.)
Mines and mineral resources -- West (U.S.)

Note:

Harry M. Conger III ; with introduction by C. Lee Emerson. Interviews conducted by Eleanor Swent in 1999 and 2000. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the Western mining in the twentieth century oral history series.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3185 C:1-17.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xix, 324 p.) : port. ; 29 cm.
17 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0x7h
BANC MSS 2001/128 p
Phonotape 3185 C:1-17

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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