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c.1850 Installed Condie's steam hammer
1870 James Ferguson left the partnership.
1871 Demonstration of the first "gas furnace" of its kind at Lancefield (fuelled by coal) for heating blooms for making into plate; it was built to the patent of John Donald, one of the partners in the company