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Claridge & Co of Phoenix Foundry, Bilston
formerly Claridge, North and Co
1874 Supplied equipment for the new Ironworks for the King of Burmah, located on the Irrawaddy, about 12 miles from Mandalay. The contract comprised plant for an integrated works, producing iron in blast furnace, wrought iron in puddling furnaces, and iron sheet, tubes and wire. Claridge and Co found it necessary to sub-contract significant parts of the plant to James Farmer and Sons of Salford. Claridge's supply included rolling mills and their engines (see illustrations)