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Biographical entry Parbo, Arvi Hillar (1926 - )

Kt cr, AC

Born
10 February 1926
Estonia
Occupation
Company director

Summary

(Sir) Arvi Hillar Parbo was Company Director of a variety of companies, in the fields of science and finance. He was educated University of Adelaide (BE).

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Events

1956 - 1958
Career position - Under Surveyor and Technical Assistant at Nevoria Mine
1958 - 1960
Career position - Underground Manager of Nevoria Mine
1960 - 1964
Career position - Technical Assistant to Managing Director of Western Mining Corporation Holdings Ltd
1964 - 1968
Career position - Deputy General Superintendent of Western Mining Corporation Holdings Ltd
1968 - 1971
Career position - General Manager of Western Mining Corporation Holdings Ltd
1971 - 1986
Career position - Managing Director of Western Mining Corporation Holdings Ltd
1974 -
Career position - Chairman of Western Mining Corporation Holdings Ltd
1978
Award - Knight Bachelor (Kt cr)
1983
Award - Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Medal received
1983
Award - Gold Medal received from the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy London
1984
Award - John Storey Medal received
1985 - 1991
Career position - President of the Australia-Japan Business Co-operative Committee
1986
Award - Sir Willis Connolly Medal received
1987 - 1989
Career position - Director of Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd
1989
Award - Kernot Medal received from the University of Melbourne
1989 - 1992
Career position - Chairman of Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd
1990
Career position - President of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
1992
Award - Rotary Club of Melbourne Vocational Service Award received
1993
Award - Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)
1995
Award - Chairman of the Year award received from the Australian Institute of Company Directors
1996
Award - ANZAAS Medal received (Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science)

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Published resources

Books

  • Parbo, Arvi, Down Under - Mineral Heritage in Australasia: an Illustrated History of Mining and Metallurgy in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Melbourne, 1992, 320 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Parbo, Arvi, 'The Mineral Heritage: Central Victoria', AUSIMM Bulletin and Proceedings, vol. 7, 1990, pp. 23-37. Details
  • Parbo, Arvi, 'The Mineral Heritage: Northern Territory', AUSIMM Bulletin and Proceedings, vol. 5, 1990, pp. 38-41. Details
  • Parbo, Arvi, 'The Mineral Heritage: the People', AusIMM Bulletin and Proceedings, vol. 2, 1990, pp. 32-36. Details

Online Resources

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