Image from web page 200 of “Annual report” (1891)
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Title: Annual report
12 Months: 1891 (1890s)
Writers: Ontario. Dept. of Mines
Subjects: Mines and mineral resources
Contributing Library: Gerstein – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto
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ccupations, provision needs to be made for the changingof wet and dirty clothing, while the donning of comfortable and cozy attire for Btreet use. Four modification homes were built, with a total of GOO lockers and with hot ami cold showersand lavatory accommodations. The Port Colborne refinery began businesses final June, so when at full capacity willbe with the capacity of a yearly creation of about 15,000,000 lbs. of nickel and 8,000,000 lbs. efcopper. The engineers in charge of the installation have actually provided special attention to the designand building of plant and also to the number of choices of expansion, and have now arranged theequipment in such a way that improvements to equipment and gear can be produced in anefficient way. The plant was built a1 a COSl of over ,000,000. The effect impresses the visitor andmakes him believe that not merely is Canada—and Ontario in particular—to be congratulated onthe introduction of nickel refining upon a permanent basis, but that credit can be as a result of the
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[nternational Nickel Company of Canada, Port Colborne—Main energy house, showing turboblowers running at 8,500 r.p.m., providing environment on copper converters. Foundation Co., of Montreal and New York, due to the fact main specialist accountable for the con-struction, and to The Global Nickel Co. for wide and liber:,] attitude shown inhaving this plant built undei the worries of war circumstances. A description regarding the turbo-blower had been posted by W. Wotherspoon in theEngineering and Minimi Journal of might seventeenth, 1919, and it is as stick to the turbo-blowei is s pan of the mechanical gear associated with Global Nickel Co.snew plant at Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada. The machine, that has been furnished by the Bateau Battu-Smoot business, brand new Fork, has acapacity of 15,000 eu. ft. of free-air per min., delivered at 15 lbs. determine pressure. The speedof 8,500 r.p.m. from which it operates is believed to be the best attempted or attained for amachine of the capacity and kind. The surface proportions of
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