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Yellow steel : the story of the earthmoving equipment industry

Author: William R Haycraft
Publisher: Urbana : University of Ill. Press, [2000] ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering the history of the earthmoving equipment industry, this illustrated work examines the increase in the scope of mining and construction projects. Intended for both manufacturers and machines,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Haycraft
ISBN: 0252024974 9780252024979
OCLC Number: 1013296232
Description: 465 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Creating the need --
2. The beginnings, 1831-1945 --
3. The postwar decade, 1946-55 --
4. The interstate decade, 1956-65 --
5. The industry matures, 1966-75 --
6. The pinnacle and the fall, 1976-85 --
7. Recovery and renewal, 1986-95 --
8. Perspectives --
Appendix: the industry and organized labor.
Responsibility: William R. Haycraft.

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"The best book yet on this important industry." -- Bruce E. Seely, Technology and Culture "Written in a straightforward style, this book is intended for engineers as well as for students of business Read more...

 
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