Swedish iron


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Noun1.Swedish iron - wrought iron of high purity made in Sweden
wrought iron - iron having a low carbon content that is tough and malleable and so can be forged and welded
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Germany depended heavily on Swedish iron ore to maintain its war industries, and its uninterrupted flow was a major bargaining point for the Swedes.
It was a sensible suggestion because Swedish iron ore was vital to the functioning of the Nazi war economy.
The traditional Swedish iron works, saw mills and early manufacturing industries often assumed responsibility for the well-being of the workforce and, among other things, provided housing and other facilities for the families, a kind of traditional self-regulation.
* Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag (LKAB) has a virtual monopoly over the Swedish iron ore mining industry with around 95% of total production.
About 1800 an improvement was effected by using old horseshoe nails, which, by reason of their good metal (Swedish iron) and having been well hammered in construction and in use, were elastic and tough.
Anglesey Mining, which owns Parys Mountain in Amlwch, Anglesey, above, plans to acquire a controlling interest in a Swedish iron ore mine
On the outside were two thin strips of Swedish iron (considered to be the best in Europe), and sandwiched between them was the sharp cutting steel, which was supplied from Sheffield.
He purchased iron ore for British Steel Corp and marketed Brazilian and Australian iron ore for Utah International and Swedish iron ore for LKAB; he also had responsibility for LKAB's product strategy.
25 November 2010 - Finnish builder Lemminkainen Oyj (HEL: LEM1S) said today it has won a EUR45m contract to build a mine tunnel for Swedish iron ore miner Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB (LKAB).
subsidiary of Swedish iron and metal powder producer Hoeganaes AB.
They are supported in a trade alliance by the Gotar of the island of Gotland in the Baltic and much of the Swedish iron production is already being exported to Latvia and Lithuania by merchants from Gotland who are regular visitors to Helgo and Birka in Malaren.
SWEDISH iron man Johan Mjallby carved out a reputation for himself at the heart of Celtic's defence after arriving from AIK Stockholm last November.

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