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What is the problem with copper- rich ores?
They are a limited resource and in danger of running out.
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Why is it important to not let sulfur dioxide into the air?
Causes acid rain.
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Smelting and Purifying costs a lot of money, why is this?
They use huge amounts of heat and electricity.
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What other disadvantage (other than being expensive) does smelting and purifying cause?
Has a big impact on the environment.
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Name some uses of steel in the building industry.
Steel girders supporting skyscrapers, suspension bridges use thick steel cables and concrete bridges are reinforced with steel rods.
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What are the drawbacks of steel?
The iron in it rusts, stainless steel is much more expensive so hard find replacement, expensive to prevent rusting (paint, coatings)
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Why is it important to not let sulfur dioxide into the air?

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Causes acid rain.

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Smelting and Purifying costs a lot of money, why is this?

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What other disadvantage (other than being expensive) does smelting and purifying cause?

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Name some uses of steel in the building industry.

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