SNAME Lakes/Rivers Section Fall Meeting Held In Minnesota

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The fall meeting of the Great Lakes and Great Rivers Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held recently at the Kahler Motel, Hibbing, Minn. Total attendance was 80 members and guests.

During the technical session, slides and detailed explanations were provided under the title, "The Hibbing Taconite Company Story," by Bruce W. Stunkard, assisted by Steven Zietler, both of Hibbing Taconite Company. The second paper presented was given by Joseph E. Burns, entitled "Burlington Northern — Linking Hibbing Taconite and the Lakes." Following the customary luncheon and reception, a tour was made of the Hibbing Taconite facility, from the mining area of the taconite rock through the crushers and various other oper- operations, to completion of the finished process of completed taconite pellets.

The winter meeting of the sec- tion has been scheduled for Thursday, January 22, 1981, at the Pittsburgh Hilton at Gateway Center in Pittsburgh.

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