OBITUARIES: WILLIAM ALEXANDER GRIFFITH by ProQuest

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Griffith's professional career included employment with the New Jersey Zinc Co. in Pennsylvania and Virginia, the Rare Metals Corp. in Tuba City, AZ and Phelps Dodge Copper in Morenci, AZ. During these years, he received the Gaudin Award in 1976 "for his technical leadership in applying the innovative combination of mineral beneficiation, hydrometallurgy and pyrometallurgy to develop a coordinated treatment process for the Lakeshore Mine in Arizona;" the Richards Award in 1981 in recognition of "his imaginative application of metallurgical principles to ores not yielding to conventional processing;" and AIME Honorary Membership in 1987 "for his technical leadership and many contributions to the minerals industry in research and development, operations and administration and for his dedication to AIME, SME and their programs."

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