Basic Refractories in Canada, 1914 and 1939

RECENT events have emphasized with renewed force the well known fact that war greatly intensifies the demand for certain metals, particularly for iron, copper, and zinc. Any increase in the use of iron and steel, whether in war or peace, is also accompanied by increased consumption of those metals which find their chief application as ferro-alloys, such as nickel, chromium, manganese, molybdenum, tungsten, and vanadium. Further, since high temperatures are essential for the production of all these metals, activity in the metal industry is inevitably accompanied by an insistent demand for refractories.
Keywords: Applications, Bricks, Canadian, Canadian Refractories, chrome ore, dolomite, magnesia, magnesitic, Cement, Furnaces, Ore, Ores, Refractories, refractory
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