Excerpt from The Iron Industry What It Is to Great Britain and the United States What It May Be to CanadaIn 1740, the production of pig iron in Great Britain was only tons, her Iron Industry at this time having been almost destroyed by the decreasing supply of charcoal.About 1750 mineral coal, in its natural state or in the form of coke, came into notice as a substitute for charcoal The iron trade of England and Wales at once revived, While that of Scotland may be said to have been actually created by this new fuel.Great improvements were introduced in the furnace plants of Great Britain, and the Industry from that date forward advanced steadily.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Download The Iron Industry: What It Is to Great Britain and the United States; What It May Be to Canada (Classic Reprint) – heartforum.co.uk
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