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  • n. A place where steel is manufactured and/or shaped.

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  • n. a factory where steel is made


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  • A major employer in the city, the steelworks has been a source of civic pride for decades despite its inefficiency and the smoke emitted from its chimneys.

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  • A yellowish, foul-smelling exhaust poured from the chimney stacks of the steelworks, which is now privately owned by Mittal, an international steel conglomerate.

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  • Labour politicians have argued that Lady Thatcher's willingness to see the closure of large industrial installations such as steelworks left Britain with an imbalanced economy.

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  • Heavy industry such as steelworks, power and petrochemical plants, which generate 40 percent of the EU's emissions each year, will have to carry a particularly heavy burden.


  • Next year the company will reach self-sufficiency in iron ore, with output of around 7.5 million tons a year, which is sufficient for the total iron-ore needs of Gerdau's nearby integrated Acominas steelworks at Ouro Branco.

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  • At the start of the month Port Talbot, south Wales was affected by pollution from the nearby steelworks.

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  • But when a local Corus steelworks closed last year, causing 1,600 job losses, principal Michael Hutton says he realised it wasn't enough to make students employable.

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  • Happily, the steelworks will reopen under new owners in January – but the lesson of its closure has been learned.

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  • Mr. Park lived at the construction site in Pohang and was occasionally visited by President Park, who stayed at a guesthouse on a hill above the steelworks.

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  • Then Mr. Park, who attended college in Japan, persuaded Japanese officials to allow about $500 million of the money it was paying South Korea for losses incurred during Japan's colonization to be used for the steelworks.

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