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mining engineer , author

Graham Lindsay Paterson, Australian mining engineer. Fellow: American Congress Surveying and Mapping; member: American Society of Civil Engineers, Handicapper Papua Yacht (officer), Canada Institute Surveying, Photogrammetric Society London (life), Society Mining Engineers, Mountaineering Association (London) (life).

Background

Paterson, Graham Lindsay was born on August 20, 1934 in Adelaide, Australia. Son of Owen Thomas and Gladys Maud (Whyte) Paterson.

Education

Diploma in Mine Engineering, British Institute Engineering Technology, 1958.

Career

Programmetric engineer, articled surveyor Sth.Australian Land Department, 1951—1954.

Mine surveyor Eldorado (T.C.) Ltd., 1954—1955.

Photogrammetrist/Exploration Surveyor, Australian Petroleum Ltd., 1955—1957.

Exploration Surveyor Geosurveys Australia Ltd., 1957—1959.

Chief Surveyor, Development Engineer, Rompin Mining Ltd., Malaya, 1960—1963.

Managing director AERO Service.NG Pty Ltd. 1963-64 and Qasco PNG Ltd., 1964—1969.

Owner G.L. Paterson Consultant Service, Indonesia, 1969—1973.

Chief Surveyor Bougainville Copper Ltd., 1973—1975.

Mine Planning Engineer and Chief Surveyor Telfer Project Newmont Proprietary Ltd., 1975—1981.

Mine Manager New Guinea Goldfields Ltd. Wau, 1981—1982.

General manager Plenty River Mining Company Ltd. Jervois Range, Northern Territory, Australia, 1982—1983.

Mine manager Great Northern Mining Corporation, Herberton, Australia, 1983—1984,

Mine Manager, Cape Flattery Silica Mines, 1984—1985.

General manager North Flinders Mines Ltd. Granites Gold Mine Project, Northern Territory, 1985—1987.

Operations Manager Consolidated Rutile Ltd., Stradbroke Island, 1987 - 1990.

Founding President Photogrammetric Society Papua New Guinea, 1968.

Secretary Redcliffe Branch Liberal Party, 1975.

Achievements

  • Author of two published books in Australia - A Constitutional Journey - 2013

    ISBN 978-1-4797- 9659 - 5 and

    The Australian Constitution as it is Actually Written - 2015

    ISBN 978-1-63136-842-5

    Author of 5 books published by Foreign Languages Press, Beijing, China.

    50 Topics on Current World Issues - 2007 ISBN 978-7-119-04740-9

    50 Topics on Business management - 2009 ISBN 978-7-119-05928-0

    Speaking English in Groups - 2008 ISBN 978-7-119-05330-1

    100 Topics on CET 6 Writing - 2008 ISBN 978-7-119-05573-2

    1000 Words of Business English 2010 ISBN

Membership

Fellow: American Congress Surveying and Mapping. Member: American Society of Civil Engineers, Handicapper Papua Yacht (officer), Canada Institute Surveying, Photogrammetric Society London (life), Society Mining Engineers, Mountaineering Association (London) (life).

  • Honorary Treasurer and Committee Member

    Sunshine Coast Youth and Family Services , Queensland Australia

    2001 - 2003

  • Honorary Treasurer and Committee Member

    Mt Coolum Golf Club , Queensland Australia

    2005 - 2006

Connections

Married Cynthia Margaret (Saunders) Paterson, September 22, 1960. Children: Alisdair Graham, Stuart Thomas.

father:
Owen Thomas Paterson

mother:
Gladys Maud (Whyte) Paterson

spouse:
Cynthia Margaret (Saunders) Paterson
Cynthia Margaret (Saunders) Paterson - spouse of Graham Lindsay Paterson

children:
Alisdair Graham Paterson

Stuart Thomas Paterson

References

  • A Constitutional Journey The story of my 40 years of research and involvement with the British Act Australia still uses today as their Constitution.
    2013
  • The Australian Constitution as it is Actually Written A detailed analysis of every Clause, Chapter, Section and subSection of the 19th Century British Act used by Australia as its Constitution. The book also includes the research on the early history of the Conventions and the people involved.
    2015