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  Heavy industry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In general, heavy industry is viewed as more capital intensive, as requiring a larger fixed facility, and as having a larger environmental impact than light industry.
In the academic study of economics, heavy industries are often differentiated from light industries as heavy industries are capital intensive, and light industries are labor intensive.
Heavy industry is often defined by governments and planners in terms of its impacts on the environment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Heavy_industry   (403 words)

 Industry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An industry is generally any grouping of businesses that share a common method of generating profits, such as the "music industry", the "automobile industry", or the "cattle industry".
Industry in the second sense became a key sector of production in European and North American countries during the Industrial Revolution, which upset previous mercantile and feudal economies through many successive rapid advances in technology, such as the development of steam engines, power looms, and advances in large scale steel and coal production.
Following the Industrial Revolution, perhaps a third of the world's economic output is derived from manufacturing industries—more than agriculture's share.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Industry   (266 words)

 SaskNetWork - Labour Market Information - Industry Profiles - Heavy Equipment
Heavy equipment is a term that covers a broad range of equipment: large (bulldozers, scrapers, loaders), medium (drillers, backhoes, excavators) and small (skid steer, forklifts).
Heavy equipment operators are employed by construction companies, heavy equipment contractors, public works departments, road builders, heavy construction (sewer and water), pipeline, logging, mining, cargo handling and other companies.
The commercial and industrial construction area saw an increase of investment and a corresponding increase in the number of workers from 1996 to 1998.
www.sasknetwork.ca /html/Home/lmi/sectorstudies/ssheavyequip.htm   (1313 words)

 Superpower Dream Behind China's Heavy Industry Push
While heavy industry is a necessary backbone to long-term growth, Guo says, the shift away from a single-minded focus on light industry and service sectors will also better prepare China for true superpower status.
A heavy industrial sector could be used to create military equipment, to build on the nation's burgeoning space program, and to alleviate the international trade demands that have come from the Chinese trade imbalance in other sectors.
Heavy industries are also crucial to China's ambitions to expand its space programme.
yaleglobal.yale.edu /display.article?id=2851   (954 words)

 Great Depression - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The most industrialized countries were affected the worst, including the United States, Germany, Britain, France, Canada, and Australia.
Cities around the world were hit hard, especially those based on heavy industry.
Businessmen ignored the mounting national debt and heavy new taxes, redoubling their efforts for greater output as an expression of patriotism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Great_Depression   (4303 words)

 Music industry takes heavy fire
But this is actually the second time that the industry has settled rather than fight these charges--in 2000, the record companies reached a similar agreement to end a complaint by the Federal Trade Commission.
Setting aside the exact charges of these two cases, what the industry is clearly guilty of is a pervasive contempt for the Americans who support it to the tune of some $14 billion a year.
According to their own lobbying group, the Recording Industry Association of America, for every big hit, the major labels spend $6.3 million promoting at least 14 albums that don't succeed.
www.jimdero.com /News2002/Oct2MusicIndustry.htm   (1060 words)

 Heavy Industry < Industry in Iceland < Economy and Industry < Iceland.is - Gateway to Iceland
The need for more variety led to a gradual increase in industrial activity, with recent years seeing the establishment of energy intensive heavy industry.
This industrial development was a way of utilising the vast potential energy in the country's rivers and geothermal areas.
Geothermal activity and water heads are suitable for producing inexpensive steam and electricity for use in industry.
www.iceland.is /economy-and-industry/IndustryinIceland/HeavyIndustry   (190 words)

 Heavy industry | Saving Iceland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Björk is an internationally acclaimed musician and has often spoken out against the heavy industry policy of the Icelandic government.
On Tuesday 14th March 2006 in solidarity of the 'Day of action against dams', the 'Pure Iceland' exhibition at the Science Museum in London was the focus of activists highlighting the heavy industrialisation and destruction of Iceland's natural resources.
Heavy industry projects have low returns, displace jobs
www.savingiceland.org /taxonomy/term/73?PHPSESSID=5eaa21a16e30b95c94de7d991a1d6d8e   (1865 words)

 The Epoch Times | China Investing Too Much in Heavy Industry: Scholar
Wu Jinglian, a well-known economist with the Development Research Center under China’s State Council, warned that lopsided government-promoted development in heavy industries such as iron and steel, nonferrous metals, building materials, and chemicals driven by real-estate, automobile and construction demands is harmful to the healthy sustained growth of the Chinese economy.
Even though he thinks developing heavy industries is necessary, Zhang agreed with Wu that the Chinese government meddles too much in the economy on both a local and national level, causing it overheat.
Zhang said, “The industrial structure throughout China is converging, and automobile manufacturing has become the key industry everywhere, along with petrochemical and steel industries.
english.epochtimes.com /news/4-12-9/24833.html   (437 words)

 Angola Heavy Industry - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
By 1985 heavy industry was producing only 35 percent of its 1973 output.
The company consisted of a factory that assembled light vehicles; a plant, possibly at Viana, that assembled buses and heavy trucks; and a factory at Cunene that built the chassis for all these vehicles.
The light vehicle factory was particularly affected by the cutback in imports in 1982, and its output fell in 1983-84 to only 20 percent of capacity.
www.photius.com /countries/angola/economy/angola_economy_heavy_industry.html   (355 words)

 Valuation of the heavy equipment industry Corporate Growth Report Weekly - Find Articles
The valuation of companies in this industry depend on what part of the capital goods cycle the company is in when the study is being made.
Another factor effecting the valuation of heavy equipment and capital goods companies is interest cost The current rate of interest is favorable for this group.
Companies, in the heavy equipment industry, that obtain a significant amount of their sales in foreign markets usually have a higher growth rate and therefore a higher valuation.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3653/is_199612/ai_n8735812   (488 words)

 Fleming: Heavy Equipment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This industry underpins a wide array of end-users who drive and maintain the engines of economic growth, both provincially and nationally.
These business sectors, mining, construction, oil and gas, forestry and transportation, depend on the equipment industry to supply and service the essential tools of the trade - diagnosing, maintaining, repairing and operating the equipment and managing the parts that support these industries.
Fleming Training Services' Centre for Heavy Equipment Technology in Lindsay is the only one of its kind.
www.flemingc.on.ca /Training/HeavyEquipment.cfm   (218 words)

 Heavy Industry News
Aug 3: Singapore's industrial sector is likely to have expanded at a faster pace in July compared with June on stronger orders and higher output, according to a forward-looking business survey.
Queensland's new Primary Industries Minister Gordon Nuttall says he will work closely with the Federal Government to work out a solution for central Queensland citrus g...
LAHORE, Aug 3: Pakistan’s textile industry that accounts for 60 per cent of the country’s total exports hopes to gain from China’s recent re-evaluation...
archive.wn.com /2005/08/04/1400/heavyindustrynews   (570 words)

 Heavy Highway and Heavy Construction
In 1989, the WennSoft solutions were implemented within the company as a way of enhancing and expediting reporting, allowing proactive management process, improving efficiency and reducing overall costs.
At WennSoft, we know that as a heavy construction company the ability to eliminate downtime on a job not only satisfies your customers but also determines the success of your business.
At WennSoft we understand the challenges of the heavy construction industry, which is why our WennSoft Job Cost and Equipment Management Series were created to address those needs that are unique to your business.
www.wennsoft.com /Industry/HeavyHighwayandHeavyConstruction/tabid/178/Default.aspx   (818 words)

 Heavy Industry, FKI Logistex, Material Handling Solutions Worldwide
Building on more than a century of experience, the FKI Logistex Custom Engineered Systems (CES) group is the ideal single-source provider for manufacturers with challenging and highly specialized material handling needs.
As specialists in meeting the demands of today’s automated industrial environments, FKI Logistex has a proven record of providing heavy-duty material handling solutions, ranging from the transport of molten steel to textile spools to pharmaceuticals to automotive components.
The strands of chain serve as the carrying surface for the load.
www.fkilogistex.com /manufacturing/heavy-industry/10/markets.aspx   (364 words)

 Forest Industry Network - Heavy Equipment Guarding
Timber harvesting equipment specialists for more than 30 years features a complete line of delimbers, slashers, harvester heads, log grapples, and small feller buncher heads.
Teron Technologies provides replacement seals to the hydraulic and pneumatic service industry.
We carry a full range of replacement seals/seal kits for most types of heavy equipment.
www.forestindustry.com /sector/forestry_logging/a-z_categories/heavy_equipment_guarding.html   (52 words)

 Heavy Industry / Automotive
Businesses operating in heavy industry, including the automotive sector, have exceedingly complex risk and insurance issues.
These issues, combined with your industry's global scope and magnitude of operations, demand innovative and timely capital and risk management solutions.
Our in-depth experience in your industry enables us to be flexible in anticipating and responding to your needs.
www.aon.com /us/busi/industry_specialties/heavy_industry.jsp   (185 words)

 heavy industry definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
heavy industry definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
Search for "heavy industry" in all of MSN Encarta
large-scale industry: an industry that requires considerable space and heavy equipment in order to produce its products
encarta.msn.com /dictionary_561547232/heavy_industry.html   (72 words)

 Construction Equipment at Rock and Dirt: Heavy Equipment, Used Construction Equipment, Used Heavy Equipment, Heavy ...
Rock and Dirt is updated daily from hundreds of heavy machinery dealers throughout North America dealing in heavy equipment, cranes, commercial trucks, construction equipment parts, trailers, attachments, equipment auctions, and industry services.
Your Request will be sent to hundreds of registered heavy equipment dealers in the construction industry who have the equipment you're looking for.
It is also a great way to locate those hard to find heavy equipment parts, attachments, and commercial trucks.
www.rockanddirt.com   (354 words)

 Boiler & Heavy Industry Systems
Thermal dynamics are greatly inhibited when insulating deposits accumulate on the walls of the tube next to the heat source (fire tube).
The TWT Boiler and Heavy Industry Deposit Control System has the unique ability to clean and maintain an boiler system, while keeping the particulates in the water in suspension.
The TWT Boiler and Heavy Industry Deposit Control System will keep this associated blowdown equipment in top operating condition as well.
www.triangularwave.com /b3b.htm   (989 words)

 Petroleum Refining And Petrochemical Process Engineering, heavy industry, piping systems,
Sandwell's experience in heavy industry encompasses all aspects from the foundations up, including industrial equipment, piping systems, automation and control, power facilities, energy plants and plant services.
For clients in the petroleum refining, petrochemical and chemical industries, this experience is augmented by our partnership with ULTRAGEN, a specialist in petrochemical projects.
Well-known in the petrochemical industry within Canada, ULTRAGEN also has international experience on projects in Russia, India and Vietnam.
www.sandwell.com /Business/energy/p_refine.htm   (151 words)

 Heavy Industry
NEW YORK — Wall Street suffered a sharp reversal yesterday, with the Dow Jones industrials dropping 133 points as concerns over corporate profits and economic growth reasserted themselves.
NEW YORK -- Wall Street suffered a sharp reversal Thursday, with the Dow Jones industrials dropping 133 points as concerns ove...
CHIBA-The gap between bullish Japanese automakers and their bearish U.S. counterparts was a study in extremes at the Tokyo Motor Show, with the Japan side exhibiting a to...
archive.wn.com /2005/10/22/1400/heavyindustry   (565 words)

 (HI) Heavy Industry Buffers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Enidine Incorporated's Heavy Industry (HI Series) buffers safely protect heavy machinery and equipment during the transfer of materials and movement of products.
The large-bore, high-capacity buffers are individually designed to decelerate moving loads under various conditions and in compliance with industry mandated safety standards.
Control of bridge cranes, trolley platforms, large container transfer and transportation safety stops are typical applications.
www.enidine.com /2005/Rail/HImain.html   (165 words)

 Heavy Industrial - Markets - Norplex Micarta High-Performance Composites
Norplex-Micarta uses various resin and substrate combinations that allow thermal and mechanical performance to be tailored to specific heavy industry applications.
Cloth reinforcement provides high strength without the tool wear produced by fiberglass or metal.
Some types can be punched using cold punching dies, while others can be machined with normal metalworking tools.
www.norplex-micarta.com /markets/heavyindustrial.php   (132 words)

 Cover Pages: SGML/XML Applications: Government, Military, and Heavy Industry
The Telecommunications Industry Forum (TCIF) is sponsored by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) -- a group supported by 2,000 experts from 300 companies which develops consensus answers to industry problems.
ATA's role is to facilitate this process by bringing industry members together to reach a consensus that all can support and implement.
This letter discusses areas where the data was not well modeled by the DTD, technical points relating to the DTD which were a source of confusion, and potential guidelines for authors of material which will be maintained and exchanged according to the EPCES standard.
www.oasis-open.org /cover/gov-apps.html   (6996 words)

 Custom Engineered Systems, FKI Logistex, Material Handling Solutions Worldwide
FKI Logistex designs, builds and integrates custom engineered material handling systems for a wide variety of manufacturing settings, including heavy industrial applications.
Whether your company is in automotive, heavy industry, textiles, primary metals, film, pharmaceutical, oil, paper or any other industry needing a unique solution to a material handling problem, FKI Logistex brings specialized expertise to your project.
The FKI Logistex Custom Engineered Systems group is built on nearly a century of experience in the material handling industry.
www.fkilogistex.com /manufacturing/custom-engineered-systems/16/solutions.aspx   (359 words)

 IndustryLink - Automotive Industry List of Links
Manufacturing Site - Arvin Industries, Inc., is a leading worldwide manufacturer of vehicle exhaust systems and ride control products for both original equipment and replacement customers.
The aftermarket industry is composed of companies which manufacture, distribute, wholesale, and retail automotive replacement parts, accessories, tool"
Resource Site - "The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is a not-for-profit trade association of North American vehicle manufacturers and suppliers.
www.industrylink.com /cgi-bin/auto_01.asp?Industry=cars   (382 words)

 Anime News Network - Advertising   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Founded in the summer of 1998 by Justin Sevakis, Anime News Network is the leading English source of up to date news on the anime and manga industries.
Regular readers of Anime News Network not only include hundreds of thousands of anime fans, but also all of the industry heavy weights.
The past several years have witnessed an attrition of English anime news sites on the Internet; as the number of sites shrink, the remaining sites only get better.
www.animenewsnetwork.com /ads.php   (233 words)

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