Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

The Academy of
Geological and Mining
Engineering and Sciences

Robert F. Anderson

Robert F. Anderson  '46
Inducted into the Academy 1995

Retired President and Chief Operating Officer
Hanna Mining Company
Chairman and Chief Operating Officer
Iron Ore Company of Canada

Robert Anderson earned a BS in Mining Engineering from MTU and received an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering in 1978.  He also holds an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from St. Francis Xavier University.

He began his career with Hanna in 1947 and held many positions before his promotion in 1978 to President and CEO.  Anderson served during World War II as 1st Lieutenant in the Army Air Force.

He received the MTU Board of Control Silver Medal in 1971.  He is a member of the MTU Presidents Club and served as a Trustee of the Michigan Tech Fund.  He and his wife are members of the Second Century Society.  Anderson is a member of AISI, AIME, AIOA, AMC; and Council of Americas.  He is a trustee of Fairview General Hospital, Ohio; Director, Midland S.W. Corp., Texas; Director, Soc. Corp., Ohio; Director, Society National Bank, Ohio; Director, Norcen Energy Resources, Toronto; Officer and Director, Hanna Mining Co., Ohio.  He is very active in various civic and service organizations.

College of Engineering
Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

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