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Frodingham Iron and Steel Co

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2016. Frodingham steel at Evander gold mines, South Africa.
2016. Frodingham steel at Evander gold mines, South Africa.
2016. Frodingham steel at Evander gold mines, South Africa.
2016. Frodingham steel detail at Evander gold mines, South Africa.

Frodingham Iron and Steel Co of Scunthorpe, Lincs

Also see Frodingham Iron Co

1865 Company established by Joseph Cliff, of Leeds.

Later became Joseph Cliff and Sons, trading as the Frodingham Iron Co

Later became Frodingham Iron and Steel Co.

1904 Incorporated as a limited company.

1912 The Frodingham plant grew by the absorption of neighbouring units. Frodingham Iron Co took over Appleby Iron Co to form the Appleby-Frodingham Steel Co.

1914 Iron and steel manufacturers. Specialities: forge, foundry and basic pig iron; Siemens-Martin steel; slot and conductor rails for tramways; blooms for forgings; steel for electrical purposes etc. Employees 2,000. [1]

1955 Gold mining started in Evander, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Frodingham steel was provided and still lasts in excellent condition today. (See images).


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