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Also Known As: Vesuvius McDanel , Vesuvius Division of Cookson Group
State: Pennsylvania
Location: Beaver Falls
Time Period: 1942-1949
Facility Type: Beryllium Vendor

Facility Description: The Manhattan District History indicates that the McDanel Refractory was used to fabricate oddly shaped beryllium crucibles or beryllium crucible stopper rods for the Manhattan Project, but was not used on a large-scale production basis.

McDanel Refractory Co. is listed as a Beryllium Vendor (BE) under the EEOICPA.

As of 04/19/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at McDanel Refractory Co. is $150,000.

McDanel Refractory Co. Workers:
If you or your parent worked at this or any other AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits from the US Department of Labor. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-EEOICPA (336-4272) or fill out the form to the right, even if your claim has been accepted or denied.

We can help with all OWCP (Federal Workers Compensation) claims, impairments, wage loss and health care. 2495 Main Street, Suite 442 Buffalo, NY.