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Why is limestone used in steelmaking?

Limestone is used as a flux to assist the removal of impurities in the steel such as sulphur, phosporous etc. Mostly, limestone is converted (calicined) to burnt lime first in ( Full Answer )
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What state has a steelmaking center?

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was the steel capital of the US for many decades. US Steel still maintains its headquarters and a large presence there. Today, because of the better i ( Full Answer )