manganese bronze


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manganese bronze

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(Metallurgy) any of various alloys containing copper (55–60 per cent), zinc (35–42 per cent), and manganese (about 3.5 per cent)
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Noun1.manganese bronze - a brass with from 1-4% manganese to harden itmanganese bronze - a brass with from 1-4% manganese to harden it
alpha-beta brass, Muntz metal, yellow metal - a brass that has more zinc and is stronger than alpha brass; used in making castings and hot-worked products
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His first year culminated in taking a lead advisory role to Chinese car maker Geely Automotive Holdings on its acquisition of Coventry-based Manganese Bronze, manufacturers of London Taxis.
Assembly of the famed cab was suspended last year after an IT blunder caused an accounting black hole and defects in steering boxes forced it to recall 400 cabs, with taxi maker Manganese Bronze subsequently going bust.
THE Grant Thornton manufacturing sector specialist who acted for Chinese car maker Geely on its acquisition of Coventrybased London 'black cab' maker Manganese Bronze is relocating to the firm's Birmingham office.
China-based Geely Automotive has completed the acquisition of Manganese Bronze Holdings, a firm whose only remaining division is the London Taxi Company.
Coventry-based Manganese Bronze has been acquired by Chinese vehicle manufacturer Geely, which owned a 20% stake in the firm before it collapsed into administration last October.
London, Feb 2( ANI ): Chinese car manufacturers Zhejiang Geely has secured the future of the London Taxi after it bought the vehicle's troubled maker Manganese Bronze, which was forced into administration last year.
The iconic vehicle is under threat after Manganese Bronze, the company which owns cab maker the London Taxi Company, went into administration.
Facing falling sales, Manganese Bronze started using Chinese supplies to cut costs, which may have been its undoing.
Coventry-based Manganese Bronze was reportedly in talks with Chinese private automaker Geely, which owns a 20% stake in the firm, over a PS15m loan.
LONDON cab maker Manganese Bronze blamed IT blunders for blowing a near pounds 4million black hole in their finances.
Coventry-based Manganese Bronze saw shares plunge 34% after it said it expected "substantially higher" losses for the first half and admitted an accounting blunder caused by its new IT system.
Manganese Bronze said the parts for its TX4 vehicles will be made in Shanghai after a key UK supplier's decision to cease production of a specialist painting process later this year.