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Matching Articles"Industrial Development" (Total 51)
20th-Century Fisheries and Settlement Patterns
The industrialization of Newfoundland and Labrador's fisheries during the late 20th century changed the way people in the province worked and lived.
Child Labour in Bell Island Mines
Excerpts from the 1998 Heritage Fair project of Margaret Hawco (then a grade 5 student) dealing with child labour in the Bell Island Mines. Includes a brief overview and an interview with Mr. Charles Bown.
Strategies of Diversification
The labour force of Newfoundland and Labrador is now more highly diversified than is usually realized.
At the time of Confederation in 1949 slightly over half of the province's population used electricity.
Hamilton River was one of Newfoundland and Labrador's largest hydro electric projects.
It became advantageous for Great Britain to have a fishery based in Newfoundland as conditions of market and competition changed.
Forest Industries: 1970-2010
Forest industries contribute much to the Newfoundland and Labrador economy.
Forest Industries and the Environment
Newfoundland and Labrador's forests are a renewable resource, so long as they are harvested in a sustainable way.
The island of Newfoundland contains 15 million acres of forest, of which more than nine million acres are considered productive.
Growth of the Frozen Fish Industry in Newfoundland
In 1939, Newfoundland produced 1.5 million pounds of frozen groundfish. With the outbreak of World War II, however, the industry took off.
Industrialization in the Fishery, 1940-1969
The years between 1940 and 1969 saw dramatic changes in the Newfoundland fishery.
Hydro Development in Newfoundland and Labrador
Hydro-electricity has played an important role in the industrial development of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Industrial Disease and the St. Lawrence Mines
Major economic transformations, such as that which took place in St. Lawrence, always carry with them certain costs.
Industrialization and Diversification
For the first three hundred years after European settlement, the economy of Newfoundland and Labrador depended almost solely on the fisheries
Work and Labour
Most accounts of work and labour are incomplete, since most historical records do not recognize work outside the exchanges of the market.
Land-Based Industries of the Early 1900s
Government officials promoted various land-based industries during the first half of the 20th century.
Impacts of Mechanization of the Logging Industry
The gradual mechanization of Newfoundland and Labrador's logging industry changed the way loggers interacted with forest ecosystems.
Mechanization of the Logging Industry Since Confederation
Advances in technology during the second half of the twentieth century dramatically altered commercial logging in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Mining in Newfoundland and Labrador
Mining has played an important if sporadic role in the economic, social, and cultural history of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Oil Industry and the Newfoundland Economy
Newfoundland and Labrador's offshore oil industry has made significant contributions to the provincial economy in recent decades.
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