Definition of steelwork
1 : work in steel
2 steelworks plural in form but singular or plural in construction : an establishment where steel is made
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With a Labor government nationalizing railways and steelworks in Britain—Germany shattered by Nazism—and communism holding Russia, China, and half of Europe in its grip, the United States stood out as a lonely beacon of liberalism.
Derrick thinks Tata was never going to shut down the steelworks last year.
Two years ago, its steelworks -- the main source of income for many in the town -- closed with the loss of 3,000 jobs, a victim of falling steel prices worldwide spurred by cheap imports from China.
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