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Looking at Steel

Synopsis
The British steel industry in action. Commencing with open cast mining of iron ore, shows each stage of the main manufacturing processes that are required to produce steel for industry as sheet, rod, billet, section and rail. Describes the ways in which modern technology shapes the demand for new steels and the part that electronics and computers play in the process.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 17 min.
Year of production
1971
Availability
Free loan (2005)
Uses
Introductory courses.
Subjects
Technology
Keywords
iron and steel industries; iron ore; mining; steelmaking

Credits

Director
A Pendry
Producer
J Carr

Production Company

Name

World Wide Pictures

Sponsor

Name

British Steel Corporation

Notes
From 1995 distribution by Education Distribution Service

Distributor

Name

Education Distribution Service

Email
info@edist.co.uk
Phone
01795 427614
Fax
01795 474871
Address
Education House, Drywall Estate
Murston
Sittingbourne, Kent
ME10 3RL

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