Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An alloy of iron; a chemical mixture of some metal with iron.

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Examples

  • Renova, owned by Russian billionaire Victor Vekselberg, is undertaking a feasibility study for the development of a mine and sinter [cause a powder to coalesce into a solid through heating] plant in the Northern Cape, a ferro-alloy smelter at Coega and the export of bulk manganese ore through the new Port of Ngqura adjacent to the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) near Port

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The ferro-alloy industry's additional requirements are sourced offshore, mainly from China.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • South Africa's ferro-alloy total market coke demand is one million mt a year, of which Ispat Iscor, at present, supplies some

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The plant is expected to enable the company to expand its market coke production by about 450,000 mt a year for the domestic ferro-alloy industry, making the sector virtually self-sufficient of imported market coke.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Zimbabwe's primary export goods were tobacco and ferro-alloy minerals, accounting for 28.3 percent and 7.5 percent respectively of total export earnings.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • While the need for electrification was needed, the global competitiveness of power intensive industries such as the ferro-alloy and gold mining industries, would be seriously affected by a rise in one of the major cost elements.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • If the few countries possessing adequate supplies of high-grade ferro-alloy minerals, for instance, were to restrict their distribution by tariffs or other measures, the resulting cost to civilization through the handicapping of the steel industry would be a large one.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • Certain ores of special grades, and ores of other minerals of the ferro-alloy group required in steel making, however, must be imported from foreign sources; this matter has been discussed above.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • States of fertilizers and ferro-alloy minerals which are ordinarily imported; and without understanding the severe limitations imposed by the foreign situation, he might find himself with a property, sound from

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • Each one of the ferro-alloy minerals may be regarded as being in the nature of a key mineral for the iron and steel industry, and the control of deposits of these minerals is a matter of international concern.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

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