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Coal is important to china because they use it for a lot of purposes. Such as cooking.

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What is The single most important industry during the industrial revolution?

coal mining and iron and steel production.

Three most important natural resources in the industrial revolution?

Iron, Coal, Oil, Carbon, Gasoline, Kerosene, and Steel

Why is coal important to West Virgina's economy?

Coal is a solid, non-renewable resource which is used to produce electricity and heat through combustion. The majority of coal is used to generate electricity so this is probably the reason why coal is economically important in West Virginia as it is in every country. Although coal has many other uses, by taking out by-products it can create: Plastics, Synthetic fibers, tar, fertilizers and pharmaceuticals. It also can be made into iron which is nescessary to making steel. I hope this information helps you. Cheers, Tom

Why did the demand for coal spike up during the Industrial Revolution?

Coal was being used to fuel industrial plants, to make steel, and to power the railroads.

Where was the steel industry located?

To produce iron and steel you require lots of heavy iron ore and lots of coal. Transporting these long distances is possible via massive container ships or trains but it is quite expensive and has only become an option relativly recently. Many steel and iron industries are located near to the coal and iron ore mines to reduce transport costs. The world's biggest producer of steel is china. Some of them are located in North Eastern USA eg. Pittsburg/Pennsylvania. Water was needed to transport the heavy products and raw materials which is why they were located near wide rivers and lakes. The places where they were manufactured were on huge coal fields (right at the Raw material source).

Related questions

Where does Australia's coal go to?

Mainly to steel makers in India, Japan, and China.

Is coal iron and steel the most important industry in the world?

No, coal produces electricity, so electricity is instead of coal

Why is coal important to China?

cos people get cold

Why is coal and iron so important in Europe?

They're what steel come from.

Why is baked coal so important?

The high temperatures created by the use of baked coal, known as coke, give steel its strength and flexibility.

Why are coal and iron important to industrializing nations?

both iron and coal ore are used to make steel. steel is used to make products such as pipes tools and other products which can be sold around the world.

What is The single most important industry during the industrial revolution?

coal mining and iron and steel production.

Can coal be made into steel?

no because coal is not metal. you need metal to make metal or 2 different alloys of a metal such as iron. <><><> Coal is used in MAKING steel, but it is not MADE into steel.

What are uses for coal?

Coal has many important uses worldwide. The most significant uses are in electricity generation, steel production, cement manufacturing and as a liquid fuel. Around 6.1 billion tonnes of hard coal were used worldwide last year and 1 billion tonnes of brown coal. Since 2000, global coal consumption has grown faster than any other fuel. The five largest coal users - China, USA, India, Russia and Japan - account for 77% of total global coal use. Different types of coal have different uses. Steam coal - also known as thermal coal - is mainly used in power generation. Coking coal - also known as metallurgical coal - is mainly used in steel production.

Slogans to save coal?

coal is a gold don't steel it

What is the Asian leading producer of coal?

China is the leading producer of coal in Asia

What are china's secondary industries?

Textiles, cement, iron, steel, silk, coal, oil, gas, rice, wheat, corn, soy beans, sugar.