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From Cyanide To 'Beetle'


Early in the 1890s, what was called the Mc Arthur-Forrest process was widely used in South Africa to extract gold from low-grade ore by using cyanide. This demand for cyanide caused neighbouring firms at Oldbury, [...]

The History Of Combs: An American Perspective


It would be difficult to exaggerate the importance of combs to the commercial success of the plastics industry. At least two major companies survived and prospered in the early days by making and selling the [...]