• Short Summary

    MISSING SLATE INFORMATION: FROM SLAG HEAP TO DREAM CITIES Recent discovery enables waste-product of iron smelting to be turned into excellent building material.

  • Description

    SCOTLAND:

    GV machine scraping top soil off iron ore.

    LV pan machine scraping top soil off iron ore. LV machine scraping top soil off iron ore. CU machine scraping top soil off iron ore. CU gears on machine. GV pan from machine scraping to waste earth tipping out at other end. TV and SV endless belt conveying loose earth. LV waste earth tipping off machine. SV and CU men putting dynamite into iron ore. SV man waves and presses plunger. LV explosions in iron ore. SV and CU broken iron ore. TV and LV excavator shovelling up broken iron ore. TV excavator dropping iron ore into truck. Travel shot truck loads of iron ore. GV Ext. smelting works. SV truckloads of broken ore. GV blast furnace and conveyor. LV and SV endless belt conveying iron ore to crusher. GV blazing coke falling into trucks. SV pan truckloads of blazing coke. LV and SV pan conveyors taking ingredients to part of blast furnace. CU, GV and TV molten iron out of furnace. SV pan and CU molten iron along channels. SV pan molten iron along channel. SV man stopping flow of iron. GV pan releasing molten slag from furnace. LV man lifts trap in channel and releases molten slag. SV molten slag along channel. GV ladles full of molten slag on top of pit. LV and SV ladles. SV man tapping ladle. CU molten slag out of ladle pan to falling onto foaming wheel pan to foam slag falling. LV two ladles. SV molten slag out of ladle pan to foam wheel. CU foaming wheel. GV foam slag falling into pit. SV molten slag falling into pit. GV and LV pan storage hopper. LV wagons full of rough foam slag arriving at storage hoppers. TV and LV rough foam slag falling into storage. TV and Lv grab lifting rough foam slag. SV endless belt conveying rough slag to crusher. CU crusher. SV crushed foam slag falling into storage hopper. LV sifting crushed foam slag. TV crushed foam slag falling into lorry. GV plant for manufacturing foam slag for building materials. LV foam slag in concrete mixer. SV man shovelling slag out of wheelbarrow into mould. TV men filling mould. GV and LV pan finished rafters. LV foam slag dropping out of container into machine for moulding slabs. TV boys taking finished slabs from machine. SV boy piling slabs. TV removing finished slab from moulding machine. GV girls storing slabs. LV girls storing slabs. SV girls storing slabs. GV mixing foam slag to make form of concrete. SV mixing water with foam slag. LV foam slag into concrete mixer. SV foam slag out of concrete mixer. GV and SV laying foam slag on roof. GV block of flats constructed of foam slag. LV block of flats constructed of foam slag. GV estate of of houses composed of foam slag. LV and LV pan of houses.

    Science and Technology
    Background: MISSING SLATE INFORMATION: FROM SLAG HEAP TO DREAM CITIES Recent discovery enables waste-product of iron smelting to be turned into excellent building material.

    Slag heaps being excavated for recycling as building materials.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2WW9TJEOEHYC6LXTKC4C8MZE4
    Media URN:
    VLVA2WW9TJEOEHYC6LXTKC4C8MZE4
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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