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This chapter is an account of the various events that led to the decline of the integrated steel industry during the 1950s. These include the steel strike of 1959, the improvements in technology and increase in imports since 1950s, widespread closures of steel companies, the decline of the minimill industry, and the rapid growth of Mittal Steel.

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2018. "The Decline of the Integrated Steel Industry", The History of Metals in America, Charles R. Simcoe, Frances Richards

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