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British Patent Portland Cement Co

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1888 Mr T Robinson, who was a director of the Liver Alkali Works as well as of the Atlas Chemical Co was to be a director of the British Patent Portland Cement Co Ltd[1] which was being formed to purchase the rights to a new type of Portland cement made from caustic lime mud to the patent of Mr John S. Rigby and build works at Widnes and St. Helens[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Daily Post, 28 September 1888
  2. Liverpool Mercury, 28 September 1888