Essays Tagged: "Steel mill"

A short informative/biography about Andrew Carnegie

arnegie left the railroad and formed a company to produce iron railroad bridges. He later founded a steel mill and was one of the earliest users of the Bessemer process of making steel in the U.S. Car ... teel in the U.S. Carnegie was extremely successful, acquiring a controlling interest in other large steel plants.By 1899, when he consolidated his interests in the Carnegie Steel Company, he controlle ...

(1 pages) 52 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Nucor Corporation

Rivalry - Excess production worldwide is acting to strengthen rivalry. Jockeying for position among steel producers is active, resulting in strong rivalry. Rivalry is made stronger by the fact that bu ... nger by the fact that buyers of steel have low switching costs.Competition from substitutes - Rival steel makers were building new mini-mills to make flat-rolled sheet steel.Threat of entry - Current ...

(2 pages) 242 0 1.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Do women have to much to do?

was take care of the children, cooked and kept the house clean and how my grandfather worked at the Steel Mill for twenty five years. I think of how taking care of children, cooking and cleaning were ...

(2 pages) 19 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

World War I and World War II Homefront Economics

d to do their part in winning the war-which could be anything from building airplanes, working at a steel mill, growing a "victory garden", or actually going over to Europe and fighting. Homefront eco ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nucor at a Crossroads (Canada, US; railroad equipment)

IntroductionAt the end of 1986, Nucor, as one of the most important player in the U.S. steel market, had to make a critical decision on whether to invest in the new thin-slab casting tech ... nning to purchase an untried technology, Compact Strip Production (CSP), from SMS, an international steel equipment supplier. Based on this technological advance, new scrap-based slab producers would ... now be able to operate at a substantially smaller scale. Traditional integrated mills normally cast steel slabs to a thickness of 8-12 inches, while CSP allowed slabs to be cast as small as 2 inches t ...

(4 pages) 292 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Steel-Mill Cycles

Steel-Mill Cycles During the mid-1880's, large groups of immigrants poured into the United States.So ... written by Thomas Bell.In the novel by Bell, the reader is given a climps of what life was like for steel-mill workers and the effects of it.Out of This Furnace begins with the first generation of a S ... erience and no knowledge of this New World, men like Kracha had no choice but to except jobs in the steel-mills. The pay was little, and the work dangerous. And the men who worked in the mill were, at ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Devil Story

twentieth century. The boy lived in a small, homely town in Massachusetts and his father worked as steel mill worker for a local corporation. However, when the recession came about, there was complet ...

(2 pages) 407 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is an analysis of the story the "Life in the Iron Mills" by Rebecca Harding Davis.

. The narrator then goes on to tell the story of a particular worker, Hugh Wolfe. Wolfe worked at a steel mill, and never got hurt before and was a very reliable worker, yet he still got paid extremel ... ich, who where probably the ones reading the novella. This contrast it to the horrid conditions the steel workers were in, and trying to make the reader evoke feelings of sorrow and pity for the chara ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


s well as most of the people in the country in the year 1873 after he had constructed and managed a steel mill that ended up producing more steel than Great Britain.6 Andrew's father was a weaver for ... lways had worked and depended on the steam mill for work.7 Unfortunately for Andrew's dad, once the steel mill came out, the steam mills were all starting to be shut down and everyone lost their jobs. ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays