The Canadian iron and steel industry: a study in the economic history of a protected industry

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Houghton Mifflin Co., 1915 - Iron industry and trade - 376 pages
 

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Contents

The cost of mining
23
Canadian resources in general
25
Favorable conditions of the Nova Scotia industry
27
The ores of New Brunswick and Newfoundland
29
Natural resources of Quebec
30
Ontarios vast deposits of iron ores
31
The coal problem
34
British Columbias iron ore and coal deposits
35
The impossibility of estimating Canadas resources
36
The History of the Industry
41
First attempts in Ontario
49
The iron industry of the Maritime Provinces
55
A summary of progress
63
The supply of fuel
70
A summary and conclusion
77
to 1897
83
The tariff and bounties of 1894
88
Provincial and municipal largesse
89
Arguments for protection
90
The tariff and prices
91
Specific versus ad valorem duties
96
The tariff and importation of iron and steel goods
97
Opposition to duties on pig iron bar iron and scrap iron
98
The bounty system its genesis and effects
102
A summary
104
CHAPTER VI
106
Success in Quebec
108
The growth of Scotia Ill 4 The revival in Ontario
114
Unsuccessful attempts
115
The rolling mill and finishing industry
120
a conclusion
124
Summary
127
The General History of the Tariff and Bounty System 1 The situation in 1896
131
The Tariff Revision of 1897
132
The Bounty Act of 1897
139
The Tariff Revision of 1906
145
The Bounty Act of 1906
147
The passing of the bounty system
153
The bounty system an estimate and conclusion
154
Tariff revision since 1906
160
Various Features of Tariff and Bounty Legislation 1 The British preference
162
The drawback system
167
Municipal subsidies and Tax exemption
170
Provincial Assistance
172
The steel industry at Sydney the Dominion Iron and Steel Company
200
The Sault Ste Marie industries the Lake Superior Corpora tion
212
The Hamilton steel plant and allied interests the Steel Com pany of Canada
219
The Drummond interest the Canada Iron Corporation
222
The Canadian Steel Foundries at Welland and Montreal
227
MacKenzie and Mann interests the Atikokan Iron Company
228
The Deseronto charcoal furnace the Standard Iron Com pany
231
Ferroproducts and the electric steel industry
232
British Columbia operations and prospects
234
The United States Steel Corporation
235
Miscellaneous enterprises
236
A survey of progress
241
The Combination Movement 1 Introduction discussion
244
Combination of competing companies the Steel Company of Canada
249
Integrationof industry the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company
254
Control of a coal supply the Dominion Steel Corporation
256
Exaggerated integration the Lake Superior Corporation
266
Community of interest the Canada Iron Corporation
268
The carbuilding industry and steel castings the Canada Car and Foundry Company and Canadian Steel Foundries
269
The United States Steel Corporation in Canada
271
Predictions and discussions
273
11 The character of the combination movement
275
Interlocking directorates
277
An estimate of the extent of the combination movement
281
Protection and combinations
284
CHAPTER XI
287
Favorable technical conditions
290
The Canadian market
293
Industrial organization
294
Other conditions
297
The position of the Canadian industry
298
The influence of protection
302
CHAPTER XII
308
Cheap iron and steel
311
A proposal
313
The end of the bounties
317
Protective inconsistencies
319
The plurality of interrelated causes
321
APPENDIX
323
A The statistical progress of Canada estimated population miles of railway in operation increase of railway mileage gross lia bilities of commercial fail...
325
Table I Pig iron produced in Canada from Canadian and from foreign ore totals Pig iron kentledge and cast scrap iron imported for home consumpti...
326
BIBLIOGRAPHY
359
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