Aluminum on the March (Part II)

Emerging as a snow-white powder, the alumina is used for soil conditioning, as an abrasive and for conversion to solid aluminum at reduction plants through the electrolytic process. To vivify the versatility and flexibility of the metal, the film employs marching ingots, blooms, billets and extruded shapes.

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At the mile-high bauxite mines of Jamaica, from which the bauxite ore is conveyed over an aerial tramway to waiting ships, then carried to a factory.