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of Lancaster Place, Strand, London
1936 Established to deal with the export business handled by the British Steel Export Association
1937 Launched a campaign to collect scrap iron from households. As the trading arm of the British Iron and Steel Federation entered into a contract for supply of iron ore from Brazil. Began bulk purchase of pig iron from India and the USA
Subsidiary British Iron and Steel Corporation (Salvage) Ltd
1940 Moved head office to Leamington
Post-1948: might be confused with the Iron and Steel Corporation of Great Britain
1950 Continued to purchase ships for scrapping