iron and steel industry
- Scope note
- Sector of the metallurgical industry dealing with the production of cast iron, steel and iron alloys. Emissions from these industries tend to settle quickly from the atmosphere and can lead to rising concentrations in the soil. The main raw material input to the production process is iron ore. Also recycled scrap is used.
Accepted term: 14-Apr-2011
- Date of creation: 14-Apr-2011