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Aluminum Rock Body Testing

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1955 to 1961


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Cinémathèque québécoise, Montreal, Quebec: 16mm.
"It outlines in more details the advantages of aluminum over steel for off-highway mining transportation."


“Aluminum Rock Body Testing,” Alcan 16mm Film Catalogue (Montreal: Aluminum Company of Canada, Limited: c.1960), 2.
“An all aluminum rock dump body is shown during the testing program and subsequent operations at the Jeffrey Mine of Canadian Johns Manville Co. Ltd. The indication of weight-saving and lower haulage costs is of particular interest to those connected with the mining, quarrying, and general construction industries."