Blast Furnaces

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Gorcy - Steel Industry
... In 1832, Jean Joseph Labbé built a first blast furnace in Gorcy, on the Parivaux ... From 1846 to 1848, two new blast furnaces were built ... In 1877, the two blast furnaces were removed and replaced by two other more powerful ...
Stewarts & Lloyds - History: Stewarts & Lloyds - Corby Steelworks
1932, enabling them to make use of the local iron ore to feed their blast furnaces and Bessemer steel converters ... from the clearing of the site in 1933 the first of the Corby blast furnaces was lit in May the following year ... No.2 blast furnace was lit in November and the first steel came from the Bessemer converters on 27 December ...
Koninklijke Hoogovens - History - IJmuiden Steelworks - 1945-1999
... automated casting machine was installed in 1948, and two new blast furnaces activated in 1958, and 1961, a mill for steel rod and wire production was commissioned in 1964 ... The sixth blast furnace began operation in 1967, and a second oxy-steel plant in 1968 ... In 1972 the first two blast furnaces were decommissioned ...
History Of Coatbridge - Industrial Coatbridge
... The invention of the hot blast furnace in 1828 by James Beaumont Neilson meant that Coatbridge's rich ironstone deposits could be fully exploited by the ... By the mid-19th century there were numerous hot blast furnaces in operation in Coatbridge ... Ruthlessly exploiting James Beaumont Neilson's invention of the furnace process to produce iron they were forced to pay substantial damages in a court action ...
Koninklijke Hoogovens - History - IJmuiden Steelworks - 1914-1945
... plans which included the establishment of three blast furnaces, a coking plant, and plants for utilising the by products of the process (coking gas, and slag) ... en walswerk in Nederland (Committee for establishing blast furnaces and steel rolling mill in the Netherlands) was set up, with the aim of creating a steel works ... By 1924 the first blast furnace, casting hall, coke plant, and an electricity generating plant powered by waste gases from the coke ovens and blast furnaces ...

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