Karl Sundberg died at Stockholm on February 3rd, 1939, at the age of 47.

He received his training at the Royal Technical High School and the College of Mining, Stockholm, and his first professional engagement, early in 1915, was as mining engineer with the Guldsmedshytte A/B, Sweden. In 1918 he became works manager to the A/S Porsa Kobbergruber, Norway, and later local manager to the Orijärvi Gruv A/B, Finland. In 1921 he was appointed chief engineer to the Centralgruppens Emissions A/B, and in that connexion was specially engaged in geophysical prospecting in Northern Sweden.

Three years later he became senior engineer to the A/B Elektrisk Malmletning, of which company he was managing director for several years. Later he was appointed managing director of the Svenska Diamantbergborrnings A/B and the Dahren Pile Co., and he joined the directorate of associated enterprises. He was joint-author with Mr. Hans Lundberg of one paper, and author of another, published in the Transactions of the Institution (vol. xxxviii) dealing with geo-electrical prospecting for ore.

Mr. Sundberg was elected a Member of the Institution in 1929.

Vol. 49, Trans I.M.M., 1939-40, p.740

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