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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook metals, minerals, and fuels 1972
Year 1972, Volume 1 (1972)

Reed, Avery H.
Lime,   pp. 727-734 PDF (671.6 KB)


Page 727

Figure 1.—Trends in major uses of lime. 
  727Lime 
By Avery H. Reed' 
 Lime output in 1972 increased 4%, to 
20.3 million tons, and set a new annual 
record. Total value was a record $341.1 
million, 10% above 1971. 
 Santa Rita Mining Co. started up its new plant near Tucson, Ariz. The plant
was established to service southern Arizona's copper industry with lime and
fluxing stone. The kiln is an 11- by 275-ft rotary which had previously been
used at a cement plant. Capacity is 16 tons per hour. 
 Inland Steel Co. announced plans to construct a 1,200-ton-per-day lime plant
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Indiana Harbor, md. The plant is to be a 
Kennedy Van Saun Corp. project to serve 
the company's new basic oxygen furnace 
(BOF) steel mill at Indiana Harbor. Paul Lime Plant, Inc. installed a new
10- by 3004t rotary kiln at its plant near Douglas, Ariz. to supply lime
to copper companies. 
 At Woodville, Ohio, Woodville Lime & Chemical Co. reopened its plant,
which had been shut down for 10 years. A new 
 1 Physical scientist, Division of Nonmetallic Minerals. 
1975 


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