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Forges de Clabecq

Along with most other facilities of this rather large integrated mill, the shown blast furnaces plant was shut down December 31, 2001 after massive struggles between the management and the strong leftist labor union. As a result of the struggles, the hot rolling mill remains operational down to the present day, giving work to at least a tiny fraction of the once 6,500 at this place.

In Categories Endangered Machinery
Entry first published 2009-05-18 01:00, last edited 2015-01-25 15:53
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