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I, the copyright holder of this work, release this cockwrill into the public domain. It was merged into Usinor inand after was part of the Arcelor group.

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Cockerill group merged then with the Charleroi-based Hainaut-Sambre, giving birth to Cockerill-Sambre Date 25 July The Iwakura mission in America and Europe: In all liquid steel production in the ArcelorMittal Liege division was ended, resulting in protests, strikes, and the temporary encapsulation of several ArcellorMittal executives as coockerill against the closure.

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It was founded in by British industrialist William Cockerill and his family.


Dictionary of National Biography. The need to streamline was ccockerill by regional dependence on employment by the steel industry. The construction of HF6 represented the spearhead of the company’s postwar great expansion cockeril, which foresaw also an oxygen steel mill as well as a fifth blast furnace HF5, at Seraing, hot and cold rolling mills at Jemeppe and a large LD-AC steel mill at Chertal Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history.

Archived from the original on 4 March Retrieved from ” https: In the company’s director, Eugene Sadoine, began an expansion of the company’s mining assets; developing nearby coal mines in Colard and iron mines in Spain.


Archived from the original on 16 June This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat If the file has been cockerikl from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. JPG Rolling stock at Treignes train station.

This page was last edited on 4 Octoberat John Cockerill died in Warsaw in after cockerll business trip to Russia. In some countries this may cockegill be legally possible; if so: Here, the main production sites were concentrated along the Meuse river: Views Read Edit View history. He had made the trip to raise funds to save the company from bankruptcy. However, a report by Syndex commissioned by trade unions contradicted the claims of un-competitiveness, claiming ArcelorMittal’s reports had used biased accounting.

Under state control, the company expanded further.

Coal and blast furnace company of Ougree was founded. In the first few decades of its existence it rose to become a major integrated steel company, not only producing iron in blast furnaces, but also producing machines and other articles from the metal. In the group became part of the French steel group Usinor ; in another merger, this time with Arbed and Aceralia of Luxembourg and Spain, to form the continental western European steel giant Arcelor. This page was last edited on 25 Septemberat The Cockerill-Sambre group was formed in by the merger of two Belgian steel groups; Cockerill based in Lugree Liege provinceand Hainaut-Sambre based in Charleroi in the province of Hainaut ; both being the result of post second world war consolidations of the Belgian steel industry.

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One year later Arcelor merged with Mittal Steel, forming the largest steelmaking company worldwide ArcelorMittal. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The mechanical engineering part of the Cockerill, which distinguished itself from other Belgian steelmakers, became a separate company in when it was purchased from Usinor by a private consortium. The company cited overcapacity and uncompetitiveness as reasons for the closure.

However, due to the global economic crisis and the fall of the price of steel the activity lasted for just nine months. The company inherited a cickerill industry with significant debts and production overcapacity based on blast furnace production rather than electric furnace recycling, with numerous factory sites in constrained city locations, and adversely affected by competition in the coc,erill market from new steel producing countries such as South Korea and Brasil.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikimedia Commons has media related to John Cockerill company. Trains at Treignes train station. As of the bulk of the group is part of the ArcelorMittal multinational steel group, where it is known as ArcelorMittal Liege.

Retrieved from ” https: And in it merged into Cockerill-Sambre. Views Read Edit View history. In ten years half of these were dismantled. Public domain Public domain false false. The company was one of the major iron and steel producers in western Europe throughout its existence.