S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Salkinson, Mr A (engineering)

Born: Date not known, Place not known.
Died: Date not known, Place not known.

A. Salkinson, assayer, chemist and metallurgist, was a member of the Chemical and Metallurgical Society of South Africa by January 1897 and remained a member when it was revived after the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) as the Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society of South Africa. During 1912-1914 he served on the society's council and as a member of its finance committee.

In 1905 Salkinson worked for Witwatersrand Deep, Ltd., in Knights, Johannesburg. He contributed a paper on "Utilisation of waste heat in slimes settlement" to the Journal of the Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society of South Africa (1906/7, Vol. 7, pp. 403-).


List of sources:
Chemical and Metallurgical Society of South Africa. Proceedings, 1894-1899, Vol. 1-2, lists of members.

Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society of South Africa. Journal, 1904/5, Vol. 5, Members; 1906/7, Vol. 7, paper by Salkinson; 1912-1914, Vol. 13-14, lists of officers.


Compiled by: C. Plug


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