Industrial Decline

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Something happened to the resources at the Belgium Lorraine
They became exhausted
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Due to lack of naturally ocurring resources that the cities profits relied on
Ore had to be imported from European countries at extra costs
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The introduction of more environmentally energy sources
Green Revolution
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Competition arised amongst steel goods
with the growing plastic industries
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The European coal and steel commission closed the last of coal mines in !985
Meaning that engineering firms also closed and resulted in a depressed region
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Slag heaps and mining towns were left still visable
Legacy of 2 hundred years of mining
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Factories became derelict
whihc resulted in contamination and a neglected, decaying environment
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Ethos of the decline had a negative impact on input
lack of investment and inflow of new industry
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Created Brownfield sites were easier to get planning permission
because they were cheaper to regenerate
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Liege attracted government investment
due to government investment and extensive development of transport networks
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workers and familys migrated elsewhere
resulting in a deteriorating, ageing population
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workers only skilled in ore related industries
this meant a rapid rise in unemployment, followed by increasing crime rates and poverty
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Due to lack of naturally ocurring resources that the cities profits relied on

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Ore had to be imported from European countries at extra costs

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The introduction of more environmentally energy sources

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Card 4

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Competition arised amongst steel goods

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The European coal and steel commission closed the last of coal mines in !985

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