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Biographical entry Horwood, Edward James

Victoria, Australia
Metallurgist and Engineer


Edward Horwood, a University of Melbourne civil engineering graduate of 1884, joined BHP in 1891. He was later appointed Manager, Broken Hill 1899 and Superintendent of Mines 1919. He patented a process for the differential flotation of slime zinc and lead sulphides.

Archival resources

Broken Hill Proprietary Co Ltd

  • Edward James Horwood - Records, 1917; Broken Hill Proprietary Co Ltd. Details

Published resources


McCarthy, G.J.