The Mineral Industry, Its Statistics, Technology, and Trade Volume 26
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...use of certain alloys containing this metal, may reasonably be expected to create a steady, if limited, demand for this product after the war. In the United States the majority of alloy-steel makers still refrain from using this metal, except in small quantities and for certain purposes in which the technology is well developed. A considerable amount of experimental work has been undertaken by private concerns, however, in an attempt to develop special steels for certain types of tools and for certain automobile parts. The results attained are very satisfactory, and in peace times producers may anticipate a steady demand, provided ores are available at a price slightly lower than that now current in the areas of fixed prices. Pnonucnon AND DEVELOPMENTS Canada.'---The Dominion Department of Mines reports shipments from 21 different localities in the Provinces of Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia. There were 22,605 tons of ore treated at the concentrating plants, and the total shipments of ores and concentrates amounted to 1554.3 tons. The total production of 1917, representing the quantity of molybdenum sulphide (MoS, ) paid for amounted to 288,705 lb. The Canadian production of molybdenite in 1916 was 156,461lb. The principal companies producing ores during the year were the Dominion Molybdenite Co., Quyon, Que.; the Canadian Wood Molybdenite Co.; the International Molybdenum Co., Orillia, Ont.; the Spain Mines, Ontario; the Chisholm Mine; the Renfrew Molybdenum Mine, Ontario; the Molly Mine, Salmo, B. C.; and the Molybdenum Mining and Reduction Co., Vancouver, B. C. The largest single producer in Canadais the Moss mine in Onslow township, Quebec, near the village of Quyon, operated by the Dominion Molybdenite Co.2...
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