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Pittsburgh Reduction Co

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of USA

1888 Company formed to make aluminium by the Hall process of electrolysis.

Works were erected at New Kensington on the banks of the Allegheny river, near Pittsburgh, and at Niagara, where power was obtained from the Falls.

by 1904 the company was operating 3 works using the Hall process for electrolytic production of aluminium, with another under development at Massena[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1904