Translation of heavy industry in Spanish:

heavy industry

industria pesada, n.


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    industria pesada feminine
    • Railway engine manufacture was Glasgow's second largest heavy industry, after shipbuilding.
    • North Korea inherited the bulk of heavy industry when the country was partitioned in 1945.
    • People working in heavy industry are also exposed to risk from chemicals and unprotected machinery.
    • Mining, shipbuilding and heavy industry had always ensured the man's place in society, but prosperity transformed the region beyond recognition.
    • They haven't had the inventory buildup you've seen in heavy industry or high-tech equipment.
    • Some are even penetrating the most traditional male bastions, such as heavy industry.
    • Second, several studies in recent decades have pointed to a neglect of traditional manufacturing and heavy industry as a problem.
    • North Sea gas, oil and the decline of heavy industry cut demand for coal, and 223 pits closed between 1964 and 1970.
    • There is a tendency to look upon industry, and particularly heavy industry, as environmental ‘criminals’.
    • Moreover, the railroads could not be insulated from the serious disruption of heavy industry, a primary customer sector.
    • Ukrainian workers are also aware of the fate of heavy industry and mining in the former East Germany and Poland, where hundreds of thousands lost their jobs.
    • To many, the army must have seemed like the opportunity of a lifetime and areas dominated by heavy industry and mining provided a disproportionate number of recruits.
    • And it has freed many of us from work in heavy industry, where we generated worse environmental problems.
    • Lung disease is now Britain's biggest killer and is a particular problem in South Yorkshire due to the legacy of steel, mining and heavy industry as well as high levels of smoking.
    • But for heavy industry, the ability to finally pass on higher materials costs has been a boon.
    • He relaxed press censorship, slowed the rate of farm collectivization, and reduced investment in heavy industry in favour of the manufacture of consumer goods.
    • Germany used its rich iron and coal resources to develop heavy industry, such as iron and steel manufacture.
    • Since independence, there has been a decline in agriculture and heavy industry and growth in the financial and service sectors.
    • State-owned enterprise and foreign multinationals led the way with large-scale heavy industry.
    • In line with Soviet precedent, priority in investment was given to heavy industry, followed by light industries, with agriculture last.