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James Bridge Copper Works

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of Darlaston Road, Walsall


c.1931 The James family (of Wolverhampton Metal Co) took on the management of the James Bridge Copper Works[1]

1942 Wolverhampton Metal Co acquired a minority share in James Bridge Copper Works

1944 The remaining shares were acquired from the James family so James Bridge Copper Works became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wolverhampton Metal Co

1967 Major expansion to increase production of high purity copper cathode from 15,000 tons to 50,000 tons and reduce emissions from the process[2].


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times 29 August 1946
  2. The Times 24 August 1967