Modernization and Expansion of the Ore Handling Facilities at Sparrows Point

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C. A. Keeney

Bethlehem Steel Corp., Sparrows Point, Md.

J. Eng. Ind 96(3), 747-751 (Aug 01, 1974) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438433 History: Received July 02, 1973; Online July 15, 2010


A major construction program, including a computerized automatic control system, was initiated to improve the ore handling and ship docking facilities at Sparrows Point. Although the basic concept for the handling of ore has not changed, many innovations have been implemented.

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