History of Steel in civil engineering


Immense progress has been made since ancient times in order to make steel an indispensable element in Public Works.

Fabrication de l’acier aujourd’hui : coulée au four électrique à arc industriel - Le Creusot. (Régis Courtin, Photothéque Arcelor) (Steel fabrication today : cast in special industrial electric ovens)

Immense progress has been achieved since the reduction of iron minerals up to the production of modern steel, via wrought iron, cast iron and recycling, in order to give steel the acclaim it deserves.

You are invited to follow the stages of its evolution from ancient times to modern day.

Cast iron
Published on 13 March 2008