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End of an industry

This is part of an area in Cornwall that was major industry in copper and tin mining, when the prices for copper and tin went down they developed the industry i...
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This is part of an area in Cornwall that was major industry in copper and tin mining, when the prices for copper and tin went down they developed the industry into the refinement fo cyanide, used in electroplating among other things. But eventually the cost of removing the elements became to expensive compared to the price they were getting for their work and the industry died, leaving this area abandoned. So the mines were made safe and abandoned. The sad thing is as when all these things happen the community is affected because of lack of work and a previously comfortable area can become impoverished.
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