Ezz Steel's exports recorded EGP 985m, including EGP 786m of bar iron
sales and EGP 199m of steel sales, totalling 3.
The bar iron
would be horse-hauled via tram road and canal to Cardiff for export.
Additionally, Lloyd's workers produced bar iron
, which was used by smiths across the land to make a wide range of iron goods and steel for the cutlery, blade and edge-tool industries.
Thus, even without the present volume in hand, eighteenth-century Russian historians generally would be aware that Russia made an enormous contribution to the English industrial revolution, supplying bar iron
, which England could not itself produce; that Russia enjoyed a virtual monopoly in supplying England with the hemp and flax required for naval and domestic use; and that without Russian tallow, masts, and other maritime supplies, there would have been no British naval superiority in the Napoleonic Wars.
Recognizing his dependence on a core of slave artisans to put his furnace in blast, forge molten ore into iron pigs and "anchonies," and hammer pigs into marketable bar iron
, Weaver invested carefully in his labor, going so far as to receive assurance that a slave was willing to work for him before making a purchase.
The Roper Bar Iron
Ore Project is located approximately 600 kilometres south-east of Darwin, with iron ore to be exported from the Bing Bong loading facility.
Western Desert Resources Limited (ASX:WDR) today reported that assay results from drilling at its Roper Bar Iron
Ore Project in the Northern Territory have identified further high grade direct shipping iron ore.