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News from the West: bauxite mines in Suriname

Week number 47-52

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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Impression of the daily business at the bauxite mines in Suriname. SHOTS: - winning of ore starts at the surface; workers with drills and dragline excavators; with dynamite the ore is blown to pieces; - in the factory the ore is further processed: it is cleaned with water canons; transported across a narrow gauge railway with lorries; and dried in rotating driers.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 December 1947
Length:
02:04

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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