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The Age of metals : can it last?

Author: Robert Raymond; Michael Charlton; Opus Films.; PBS Video.; PBS Adult Learning Service.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video : [Distributed by PBS Adult Learning Service], ©1983.
Series: Out of the fiery furnace, 7.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the role of metals in the modern world. Describes lost-wax casting; superalloys; surface mining and land reclamation; damage which mining has done to the environment; recycling of aluminum, silver, scrap metal, automobiles, and other metal products; the growing demand for metals; modern geological prospecting; and fossil fuel reserves.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Raymond; Michael Charlton; Opus Films.; PBS Video.; PBS Adult Learning Service.
OCLC Number: 15306631
Notes: Originally part of a PBS television series.
Series is based on the book: Out of the fiery furnace / Robert Raymond.
Dubbed with permission from U-matic format in February 1987.
Credits: Director of photography, Geoff Burton ; film editor, John Oakley ; host and narrator, Michael Charlton.
Performer(s): Michael Charlton, narrator.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (59 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 series guide.
Series Title: Out of the fiery furnace, 7.
Other Titles: Age of metals, can it last?
Responsibility: Opus Films ; written by Robert Raymond and Michael Charlton ; producer, Robert Raymond ; director, Christopher McCullough.

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Explores the role of metals in the modern world. Describes lost-wax casting; superalloys; surface mining and land reclamation; damage which mining has done to the environment; recycling of aluminum, silver, scrap metal, automobiles, and other metal products; the growing demand for metals; modern geological prospecting; and fossil fuel reserves.

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