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10 October, 20:05

In 1860, steel output stood at 13,000 tons. To how much had it expanded by the beginning of the 20th century?

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  1. 10 October, 21:59
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    In the 40 or so years to the beginning of the 20th century the steel then blossomed from only 13,000 tons in 1860 to 28 million tonnes which is a huge increase which most likely reflects the impetus given to this production by the Industrial Revolution. This Revolution ran from about 1760-1840 and included I believe the bessemer process of steel making as an innovation from this period.
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