Chapter 82 - Metal Processing and Metal Working Industry
The metal smelting and refining industry processes metal ores and scrap metal to obtain pure metals. The metal working industries process metals in order to manufacture machine components, machinery, instruments and tools which are needed by other industries as well as by the other different sectors of the economy.
Archive Issues 30-39 - Steamindex
Archive Issue 30 (June 2001) The Blanket Mills of Witney. Stanley C. Jenkins. 3-22 The textile industry was based upon local wool and the power supplied by the fast flowing River Windrush, later supplemented by coal brought via a branch line linked to OWWR opened on 13 November 1861.
A History of the United States Steel Industry - Rodney Ohebsion
The Romance of Steel A History of the Steel Industry by Herbert Newton Casson THE BIRTH OF THE BESSEMER PROCESS. On that bleak November day when Andrew Carnegie was born in a Scottish cottage, the iron and steel makers of America had no more thought of millions than of castles in Spain.
Glossary of Mining Terms - Kentucky Coal Education
A. Abutment - In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back abutment, that is, the settled packs behind the face.