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British Scrap Federation

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1974 More than half the crude steel produced in Britain comes from recycled scrap. In the mid-fifties the proportion reached an all time high of over 65%; today the figure is around 50%, the balance coming from raw pig iron.[1]

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  1. The Engineer 1974/01/31 p 36-37