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John Cockerill (company)

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The John Cockerill Company was a Belgian iron, steel, and manufacturing company based in Seraing in the region of Liège. [1]

18 relations: Arcelor, ArcelorMittal, Bessemer process, Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie, Cockerill-Sambre, Hainaut-Sambre, John Cockerill (industrialist), Le Belge (locomotive), Liège, Liège (province), Open hearth furnace, Ougrée-Marihaye, Prince-Bishopric of Liège, Seraing, Typhus, Usinor, Verviers, William Cockerill.


Arcelor S.A. was the world's largest steel producer in terms of turnover and the second largest in terms of steel output, with a turnover of €30.2 billion and shipments of 45 million metric tons of steel in 2004.

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ArcelorMittal S.A. is a Luxembourgish multinational steel manufacturing corporation headquartered in Luxembourg.

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Bessemer process

The Bessemer process was the first inexpensive industrial process for the mass production of steel from molten pig iron before the development of the open hearth furnace.

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Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie

Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie (CMI) is a mechanical engineering group headquartered in Seraing, Belgium, producing machinery for steel plants, industrial heat recovery equipment and boiler, and shunting locomotives and military equipment.

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Cockerill-Sambre was a group of Belgian steel manufacturers headquartered in Seraing (province of Liège), on the Meuse River, and in Charleroi, on the shore of the Sambre River.

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Hainaut-Sambre was a Belgian group of steel companies based in the Charleroi region, it was founded in 1955 by the merger of Usine Métallurgiques du Hainaut (based in Couillet, Charleroi), and the metal making division of Sambre et Moselle (based in Montignies-sur-Sambre, Charleroi).

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John Cockerill (industrialist)

John Cockerill (3 August 1790 – 9 June 1840) was an English-born Belgian entrepreneur.

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Le Belge (locomotive)

Le Belge was a 2-2-2 ''Patentee'' type steam locomotive with tender, built in 1835 by the company founded by John Cockerill in Seraing, Belgium.

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Liège (Lidje; Luik,; Lüttich) is a major Walloon city and municipality and the capital of the Belgian province of Liège. The city is situated in the valley of the Meuse, in the east of Belgium, not far from borders with the Netherlands (Maastricht is about to the north) and with Germany (Aachen is about north-east). At Liège, the Meuse meets the River Ourthe. The city is part of the sillon industriel, the former industrial backbone of Wallonia. It still is the principal economic and cultural centre of the region. The Liège municipality (i.e. the city proper) includes the former communes of Angleur, Bressoux, Chênée, Glain, Grivegnée, Jupille-sur-Meuse, Rocourt, and Wandre. In November 2012, Liège had 198,280 inhabitants. The metropolitan area, including the outer commuter zone, covers an area of 1,879 km2 (725 sq mi) and had a total population of 749,110 on 1 January 2008. Population of all municipalities in Belgium on 1 January 2008. Retrieved on 2008-10-19. Definitions of metropolitan areas in Belgium. The metropolitan area of Liège is divided into three levels. First, the central agglomeration (agglomeratie) with 480,513 inhabitants (2008-01-01). Adding the closest surroundings (banlieue) gives a total of 641,591. And, including the outer commuter zone (forensenwoonzone) the population is 810,983. Retrieved on 2008-10-19. This includes a total of 52 municipalities, among others, Herstal and Seraing. Liège ranks as the third most populous urban area in Belgium, after Brussels and Antwerp, and the fourth municipality after Antwerp, Ghent and Charleroi.

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Liège (province)

Liège (Lîdje; Luik,; Lüttich) is the easternmost province of Wallonia and Belgium.

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Open hearth furnace

Open hearth furnaces are one of a number of kinds of furnace where excess carbon and other impurities are burnt out of pig iron to produce steel.

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The Belgian iron and steel producing company Ougrée-Marihaye was formed in 1835 by the merger of the iron and steel works in Ougrée (nr. Seraing) in the province of Liège, and the coal mines of Marihaye.

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Prince-Bishopric of Liège

The Prince-Bishopric of Liège was a state of the Holy Roman Empire in the Low Countries, situated for the most part in present Belgium, which was ruled by the Bishop of Liège.

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Seraing is a Walloon municipality of Belgium in Province of Liege.

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Typhus, also known as typhus fever, is a group of infectious diseases that include epidemic typhus, scrub typhus and murine typhus.

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Usinor was a French steel making group formed in 1948.

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Verviers (Vervî) is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège.

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William Cockerill

William Cockerill (1759–1832) was a British entrepreneur who created a textile machine manufacturing business in Verviers and Liège, Belgium (then part of the French First Republic).

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