Image from page 200 of “Annual report” (1891)
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Title: Yearly report
Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: Ontario. Dept. of Mines
Subjects: Mines and mineral sources
Adding Library: Gerstein – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto
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ccupations, supply should be created for the changingof wet and dirty clothing, and the donning of comfortable and hot clothing for Btreet wear. Four modification houses have now been built, with a total of GOO lockers along with hot ami cold showersand lavatory rooms. The Port Colborne refinery began functions last June, so when at full capacity willbe capable of a yearly production of about 15,000,000 pounds. of nickel and 8,000,000 lbs. efcopper. The engineers in charge of the set up have actually given unique attention to the designand building associated with plant and also to the possibilities of development, and have now organized theequipment in such a way that improvements to equipment and equipment may be made in anefficient manner. The plant ended up being built a1 a COSl of over ,000,000. The effect impresses visitors andmakes him think not merely is Canada—and Ontario in particular—to be congratulated onthe introduction of nickel refining upon a permanent basis, but that credit is also as a result of the
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[nternational Nickel business of Canada, Port Colborne—Main power house, showing turboblowers working at 8,500 r.p.m., supplying atmosphere into copper converters. Foundation Co., of Montreal and nyc, because the primary contractor responsible for the con-struction, and also to The Global Nickel Co. for the wide and liber:,] attitude shown inhaving this plant built undei the strain of war conditions. A description of the turbo-blower was posted by W. Wotherspoon in theEngineering and Minimi Journal of might seventeenth, 1919, and it is as stick to the turbo-blowei is s cooking pan of the mechanical equipment associated with the Overseas Nickel Co.snew plant at Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada. The machine, that has been furnished by the Bateau Battu-Smoot business, New Fork, has actually acapacity of 15,000 eu. ft. of free-air per min., delivered at 15 pounds. determine pressure. The speedof 8,500 r.p.m. at which it operates is known to-be the best attempted or accomplished for amachine of this ability and type. The surface dimensions of
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