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Views Read Edit View history. It was one of the primary metal producers in Belgium; by it operated 8 blast furnacesand had a steel production capacity oftonnes, producing semi and finished products such as bar, plate, beams and rails.

Retrieved from ” https: In the British-born blacksmith and mechanical engineer William Cockerill set up a textile machinery factory in VerviersBelgium. Archived from the original on 16 June Archived from the original on 4 March Coal and blast furnace company of Ougree was founded. Cockerill, Williamcockegill. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. From its inception inthe complex in the Liege region expanded under the control of the Cockerill, with a coke-fired blast furnace and manufacturing facilities for steam engines, railway locomotives, steam-powered blowers for blast furnaces, and traction engines.

The company cockerikl overcapacity, and uncompetitiveness as reasons for the closure; a report by Syndex commissioned by trade unions contradicted the claims of un-competitiveness, claiming ArcelorMittal’s reports used biased accounting unions officials called for the liegeois steel industry to be taken into ownership outside ArcellorMittal to protect it.

Public domain Public domain false false. This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat In all liquid steel production in the ArcelorMittal Liege division was ended, resulting in protests, strikes, and the temporary ougrre of several ArcellorMittal executives as protest against the closure. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views View Edit History. This page was last edited on 4 Octoberat This page was last edited on 25 Septemberat Retrieved from ” https: It was merged into Usinor inand after was part of the Arcelor group.


Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology. The company inherited a steel industry with significant debts and production cockeerill based on blast furnace production rather than electric furnace recycling, with numerous factory sites in constrained city locations, and adversely affected by competition in the lugree market from new steel producing countries such as South Korea and Brasil.

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HF6 was then turned off in but, thanks to a vast social mobilization and unions bargaining, it was not dismantled and thus kept for a possible ougee restart. In English either often referred to as the “John Cockerill Company”.

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Archived from the original on 16 June If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. In the company’s director, Eugene Sadoine, began an expansion of the company’s mining assets; developing nearby coal mines in Colard and iron mines iugree Spain. Cockerill group merged then cockerilll the Charleroi-based Hainaut-Sambre, giving birth to Cockerill-Sambre The Cockerill-Sambre group was formed in by the merger of two Belgian steel groups; Cockerill based in Seraing Liege provinceand Hainaut-Sambre based in Charleroi in the province of Hainaut cockeril both being the result of post second world war consolidations of the Cocksrill steel industry.

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. John Cockerill died in Warsaw in after a business trip to Russia. Here, the main production sites were concentrated along the Meuse river: He had made the trip to raise funds to save the company from bankruptcy. John CockerillCharles James Cockerill. The company was one of the major iron and steel producers in western Europe throughout its existence.


CS1 French-language sources fr CS1 errors: The company then merged with the Charleroi based steel group Hainaut-Sambre in to form Cockerill-Sambre. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. However, due to the global economic crisis and the fall of the price of steel the activity lasted for just nine months.

In the group became cockreill of the French steel group Usinor ; in another merger, this time with Arbed and Aceralia of Luxembourg and Spain, to form the continental western Cofkerill steel giant Arcelor.

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The mechanical engineering part of the Cockerill, which distinguished itself from other Belgian oubree, became a separate company in when it was purchased from Usinor by a private consortium. The crisis of Together with its predecessor HF5, HF6 was also amongst the first blast furnaces entirely designed and realized by Paul Wurth engineering company, today a leading blast furnaces constructor worldwide.

However, a report by Syndex commissioned by trade unions contradicted the claims of un-competitiveness, claiming ArcelorMittal’s reports had used biased accounting. Views Read Edit View history. The Iwakura mission in America and Europe: In the dismantling and demolition process has begun.