Aleksandr SVISTUNOV, USSR Engineering. Specialist in equipment for metallurgical plants; Deputy Chairman, Orenburg Regional Economic Council, since 1959. Lenin Prize, 1959. Member, Communist Party, since 1946.
SVISTUNOV, Aleksandr was born in 1907.
1931 graduated Dnepropetrovsk Metallurgical Institute.
1931-1941 worked on construction of metallurgical plants in Lipetsk and Dneprodzerzhinsk. 1941-1948 worked on construction of Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Combine. 1948-1949 Chief Engineering, 1949-1959 Manager, Trust for the Construction of Orsk Metallurgical Plant.
Contributed to radical improvement of Soviet blast furnace construction methods.