The transition from iron to steel was gaining pace, but was initially resisted by Merthyr's ironmasters
- much to their later cost.
Bolckow and Vaughan were searching for a clean water supply for their boilers as the River Tees water was so polluted, and in 1862 they had bored down 1,200ft when they hit a bed of rock salt 100ft thick.
The Government is taking applications for the creation of 10 zones nationwide and Middlesbrough's bid will cover two sites - the area around the Boho One digital sector building at Middlehaven, which could host 3,945 jobs, and the historic Ironmasters
land near Riverside Park, which could host another 2,343 workers.
The world's first cast iron bridge was a PR coup for the Darby dynasty, the family of great ironmasters
, echoed today by the fact that it provides the serene focal point for the UNESCO Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site.
The site was then sold to ironmasters
Bailey Brothers of South Wales, who built warehouses upon it.
Trouble has been brewing for a long time, and it centres around First North Western's idea of industrial relations, which is based on the Merthyr ironmasters
of the 19th century.
The route combines with the Ironmasters
Heritage Trail, eventually arriving at Teessaurus Park.
The tales of crafty crooks, quarrelsome quarry-owners, irksome ironmasters
and riotous rebels are recalled - and some sorry schools are reviewed.
The court heard how on November 13, 2008, two maintenance workers were relocating a junction box in the aerospace reception area at the company's site in Ironmasters
Way, Stillington, Stockton.
During the canal's early years it was used mainly for the transport of ordnance to Nelson's battle fleets, from the Merthyr ironmasters
Electronic Data Systems (EDS) has acquired a further 7,500 sq ft at Telford Plaza, Ironmasters
The lengths of road affected are Riverside Park Road from the Ironmasters
Road roundabout for a distance of 140 metres in a north westerly direction to allow for a new drainage system to be installed.