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Construction of Ore Preparation Plant

In order to improve efficiency of its blast furnaces, between 1957 and 1959 the Stanton Ironworks Company constructed a new Ore Preparation Plant at the western end of the Stanton Works. This view, looking NW, shows the partly erected crusher house on the left, with the covered ore bins in the centre. The two railway sidings serve the reserve coal storage area (visible in the right distance) for t…