So long before being forwarded to Tampa Town, the iron ore
, molten in the great furnaces of Coldspring, and brought into contact with coal and silicium heated to a high temperature, was carburized and transformed into cast iron.
If there be iron ore
, and streams whereupon to set the mills, iron is a brave commodity where wood aboundeth.
- Alteration of Plans.- Scenery of the River.- Buffalo Roads.- Iron Ore.- Country of the Sioux.- A Land of Danger.-apprehensions of the Voyageurs.- Indian Scouts.- Threatened Hostilities.- A Council of War.- An Array of Battle.-A Parley.- The Pipe of Peace.- Speech-Making.
At other places the banks were banded with great veins of iron ore, laid bare by the abrasion of the river.
Another thing that surprised me was the fact that so much had been accomplished in so short a time, for I could not believe that I had been gone from Anoroc for a sufficient period to permit of building a fleet of fifty feluccas and mining iron ore for the cannon and balls, to say nothing of manufacturing these guns and the crude muzzle-loading rifles with which every Mezop was armed, as well as the gunpowder and ammunition they had in such ample quantities.
Once we had discovered iron ore we had enough mined in an incredibly short time to build a thousand cannon.
The young men hunted the vipers which provided the virus, and it was they who mined the iron ore
, and fashioned the swords under Perry's direction.
It was a single track railroad; but at every siding--and they were numerous--long lines of trucks piled with coal and iron ore
told of the hidden wealth which had brought a rude population and a bustling life to this most desolate corner of the United States of America.
He was a man of middle age, born in Lynn and bred in Boston; a long-pedigreed New Englander, whose ancestors had smelted iron ore
in Lynn when Charles the First was King.
What I saw in him -- as evidently as the indestructible ramparts of Old Ticonderoga, already cited as the most appropriate simile -- was the features of stubborn and ponderous endurance, which might well have amounted to obstinacy in his earlier days; of integrity, that, like most of his other endowments, lay in a somewhat heavy mass, and was just as unmalleable or unmanageable as a ton of iron ore
; and of benevolence which, fiercely as he led the bayonets on at Chippewa or Fort Erie, I take to be of quite as genuine a stamp as what actuates any or all the polemical philanthropists of the age.
9 December 2016 - US-based iron ore
concentrate and pellet producer Magnetation LLC has filed a motion with the US Bankruptcy Court seeking authority to enter into an asset purchase agreement that provides for the sale and transfer of substantially all of its remaining assets and certain liabilities along with the assumption and assignment of certain executory contracts and leases in connection with a sale to ERP Iron Ore
, LLC through a credit bid by the company's post-petition lenders.
Global iron ore
reserves were 185.1 billion tonnes (Bnt) as of January 2016, with Australia accounting for the largest share with 54Bnt or 29.2% of the total, followed by Russia with 25Bnt (13.5%), Brazil and China with 23Bnt each (12.4%), the US with 11.5Bnt (6.2%) and India with 8.1Bnt (4.4%).