Transactions of the Institution of Mining Engineers, Volume 33
"The Transactions [comprise] the papers read at general meetings of the Federated institutes [Manchester Geological and Mining Society. Midland Counties Institution of Engineers. Midland Institute of Mining, Civil, and Mechanical Engineers. Mining Institute of Scotland. North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers. North Staffordshire Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers. South Staffordshire and Warwickshire Institute of Mining Engineers] and of the Institution of Mining Engineers; together with "Notes of papers on the working of mines, metallurgy, etc., from the Transactions of colonial and foreign societies etc."
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Page xvii - All checks, drafts or other orders for the payment of money, notes or other evidences of indebtedness issued in the name of the corporation, shall be signed by such officer or officers, agent or agents of the corporation and in such manner as shall from time to time be determined by resolution of the board of directors.
Page 249 - PRESIDENT, IN THE CHAIR. The SECRETARY read the minutes of the last General Meeting and reported the proceedings of the Council at their meetings on May 25th and that day.
Page 333 - last clear chance" this duty to warn is held to be such that, notwithstanding the previous negligence of the injured person, if, at any time the injury occurred, it might have been -avoided by the exercise of reasonable care on the part of the defendant...
Page 575 - The most important step in the progress of every science is the measurement of quantities. Those whose curiosity is satisfied with observing what happens have occasionally done service by directing the attention of others to the phenomena they have seen ; but it is to those who endeavour to find out how much there is of anything that we owe all the great advances in our knowledge.
Page 379 - ... Maigue, Boyne, Tyrone and Shannon River navigations in Ireland, where it also originally owned both the Grand and the Ulster Canals. The Board of Trade is the central authority for the control of inland navigation, and has the power of providing for the inspection of waterways, the condition of which is dangerous to the public, or liable to cause obstruction to traffic, and for their transfer to local authorities, or, if necessary, their abandonment. English canal companies are also required...
Page 52 - President, in the Chair. The Minutes of the last General Meeting were read and confirmed. The CHAIRMAN announced that the Ballot Papers had been opened by the Committee appointed for the purpose, and the following New Members were duly elected : — MEMBERS.
Page 633 - VB, moved a vote of thanks to the President and Council of the Society for the kind invitation they had given to the volunteer officers to hear the interesting and able address by Surgeon-Major Evatt.
Page 379 - The provisions of the Railway and Canal Traffic Act, 1854, and the Regulation of Railways Act, 1873, with respect to rates, shall apply to tolls and dues of every description chargeable for the use of any canal or by any canal company.
Page 567 - although some formulas are recorded in handbooks on mining, the information is untrustworthy, as little attention is paid to the depth and frequency of the flanges and ribs."H Still further, Prof. H. Louis raises another question, namely, whether the actual pressure is so arbitrary a * "The Re-tubbing of the Middle Pit, Murton Colliery, 1903,