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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Area reports: domestic 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 2 (1978-1979)

Kebblish, William
Delaware,   pp. 129-132 PDF (359.4 KB)


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MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1978-79 
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plans to install a stack gas scrubber and a sulfuric acid plant at the Delmarva
plant site. 
METALS 
 Iron and SteeL—The Phoenix Steel Corp., Dover, Kent County, produced
carben, alloy, and clad plate. Early in 1979, Federal loan guarantees totaling
$68 mil.. 
lion were available for modernization programs to insure a marketable product
and to guarantee employment for the 1,200 workers. Three years ago, Phoenix
Steel Corp. was acquired by Creusot Loire, a French steel manufacturer. 
 1State mineral specialist, Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh, Pa. 
Table 6.—Principal producers 
Commodity and company 
Address 
Type of activity 
County 
Clays: Delaware BrickCo             
Gypsum, calcined: 
Ggia.PacificCorp              
Magnesium compounds 
BarcroftCo                    
River Rd. New Castle, DR 19720 
900Sw.Sth Ave. 
Portland, OR 97204 
Box474,HenlopenDr. 
Lewes, DR 19958 
Pit         
Plant       
New Castle. Do. 
Sussex. 
Sand and gravel: 
BarberSandand Gravel          
ContractorSand&GravelCo       
Dover Equipment& Machine Co     
George Nashold, Inc             
ParkwayGravel, Inc            
PorterSand&GravelCo           
StaytonsSelectBorrew           
Warren Broe           
* 
Whittington Sand & Gravel Co       
Slag~ 
International Mill Service Co  
R.F.D. 1 
Harrington, DR 19952 
Box 2630 
Wilmington, DR 19805 
113 West 6th St. 
Dover, DE 19901 
Box 286 
Frederica, DR 19946 
4048 NewCastleAve. 
New Castle, DR 19720 
Harrington, DR 19952        
R.D.1,Box305 
Felton, DR 19943 
Box 858 
Dover, DR 19901 
U.S. Route 40 
Bear, DR 19701 
1500 Walnut St. 
2dredges~ 
2 pits       
2 dredges - - : 
3 dredges - - - 
4 pits      Pit         
Pit         
2 dredges. 
~ 
Pit         
Plant       
Kent. 
NewCastle. 
Kent. 
Do. 
NewCastle. 
Kent. 
Do. 
Do. 
NewCastle. 
Kent. 
Sulfur, elemental: 
GettyReflning & Marketing Co      
Philadelphia, PA 19102 
Delaware City, DR 19706      
Refinery - - - - 
New Castle. 


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