Stelco (TSX: STE.A, TSX: STE.B) is a steel company based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, as is longtime rival Dofasco.
Several existing smaller steelworks combined and were incorporated as the Steel Company of Canada in 1910. Many of its main buildings in the north end of Hamilton are built on reclaimed or infilled land, which harmed the drainage of Hamilton and the water ecology of Hamilton Harbour. Several union drives at the plant were unsuccessful, until the founding strike of Local 1005 of the United Steelworkers of America in 1946.
In addition to the main Hilton Works, named after a company official, its operatons include Stelwire and the Nanticoke works in Nanticoke on Lake Erie. Stelco Tower, associated with Lloyd D. Jackson Square in downtown Hamilton, has been an office building for the company and others since the 1970s. In 2004, Stelco has been having financial difficulties and has been under court ordered protection from its creditors, including the Deutsche Bank.
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In 2004, Stelco has been having financial difficulties and has been under court ordered protection from its creditors, including the Deutsche Bank. Milan has 14 sister cities:. Jackson Square in downtown Hamilton, has been an office building for the company and others since the 1970s.
Several union drives at the plant were unsuccessful, until the founding strike of Local 1005 of the United Steelworkers of America in 1946. Both teams play at Giuseppe Meazza - San Siro Stadium (85,700). Many of its main buildings in the north end of Hamilton are built on reclaimed or infilled land, which harmed the drainage of Hamilton and the water ecology of Hamilton Harbour. Milan is the only city in Europe whose teams have won both the European Cup and the Intercontinental Cup. Several existing smaller steelworks combined and were incorporated as the Steel Company of Canada in 1910. Milan and Internazionale. Stelco (TSX: STE.A, TSX: STE.B) is a steel company based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, as is longtime rival Dofasco. Football is the most important sport in Italy, and Milan is home to 2 world-famous football teams: A.C.
Prices are based on time elapsed and distance traveled. All taxis are the same color: white. Milan has an efficient Taxi service, operated by private companies and licensed by the City of Milan (Comune di Milano). The "Passante ferroviario" is an underground railway serving a couple of "S" lines and is very much like another subway line (and is even marked as such on subway maps), except that it is connected to the FNME and Trenitalia suburban networks.
The Regional Railway Service ( "R"), instead, links Milan with the rest of Lombardy and the national railway system. The Suburban Railway Service ( "S" Lines, a service similar to the French RER and German S-Bahn), composed of 8 suburban lines and 10 more scheduled for 2008, connects the "Greater Milan" to cities such as Como and Varese. At the end of the work, the TAV station for Milan to the east will be:. A line from Milan to Venice and then to Trieste is under construction.
The stations for the TAV (Treni ad Alta Velocità - High Speed Trains) will be:. High speed train lines are under contruction all across Italy, and new lines will open from Milan to Rome and Naples, and from Milan to Torino. Three new stations for passenger service are under construction:. Milan is one of the most important railway hubs of Italy, and the 5 major stations of Milan are among Italy's busiest:.
The local transportation authority (ATM) transported more than 600 million passengers in 2003 . 93 bus lines cover over 1,070 km between them. Greater Milan also has one of the most extensive tramway systems in the world, with more than 286 km of track, and 20 lines. Lines 4 (linking downtown with Linate Airport) and 6 are in planning stages.
Line 5 is also under construction, to be finished in the first half of 2008. Extensions of lines 1, 2 and 3 are under construction, to create more than 15 km of track with 10 new stations. Raffaele Hospital with the Cascina Gobba station (M2). Raffaele", connecting the S.
There is also a light metro-service, "Metrò S. Milan has 3 subway lines (M1 - red, M2 - green, M3 - yellow) and the system, called Milan Metro - "M", running for more than 80 km. The main 3 airports of Milano (Malpensa, Linate and Orio) comprise the largest and most important hub in Italy, both for passengers and cargo. Vergiate, Bresso, and Parma are further airports in the region.
A third airport is Orio al Serio (BGY), close to the city of Bergamo. Babila). Milan also has the Linate Airport (LIN) within the city limits (for European and domestic traffic), connected with bus line 73 (from S. Malpensa was designed by the famous Ettore Sottsass.
The city has a large international airport known as Malpensa International Airport (MXP), located in the northern suburb of Busto Ariszio and connected to the downtown with the "Malpensa Express" railway service (from Cadorna Station). In the church Santa Maria delle Grazie can be found one of the most famous paintings of Leonardo da Vinci: The Last Supper (it: "Cenacolo"). The city is also the home of the Brera Academy of Fine Arts. The Biblioteca Ambrosiana contains drawings and notebooks by Leonardo da Vinci among its vast holdings of books, manuscripts, and drawings, and is one of the main repositories of European culture.
Milan is one of the most important centres in the world for Opera lirica, with its famous Teatro alla Scala (La Scala, theatre). Cities in the 'World City Network'" (Key Findings, Full Report). Lang of the Brookings Institution in the economic report "U.S. Taylor and Robert E.
Milan was included in a list of ten "Alpha world cities" by Peter J. This new fairground, in the north-western suburb of Pero and Rho (opened in April 2005), is Europe's largest open construction project, making Fiera Milano the largest trade fair complex in the world. Fiera Milano, the city's Exhibition Center and Trade Fair complex, is one of the most important in the world. Milan is the centre of much finance, the seat of the Italian Stock Exchange (la Borsa Valori) and its hinterland is an avant-garde industrial area.
The city is 85% Italian, 4% from other EU countries, and the remainder include Romanian, Egyptian, Filipino, Sri Lankan, Chinese, and Albanian. A small percentage comes from Latin America. Many immigrants come from Asian and North African nations. Milan is a very diverse city, being the second largest city in Italy, but it is the most industrial and main financial centre of the country.
See also: Rulers of Milan. After the war, the city was reconstructed and has again become an important financial and industrial centre of Italy. When war in Italy was finally over, April 25, 1945, Milan was heavily damaged and entire neighborhoods such as Precotto and Turro were destroyed. In fact, Milan was part of Mussolini's Italian Social Republic puppet state, and an important command centre of the German Army stationed in Italy.
The city was bombed even after Pietro Badoglio surrendered to the allied forces in 1943. As a critical industrial center of Italy, Milan was target of continuous carpet bombing during World War II. In 1859 (after the second of the Wars of Italian Independence) Austrian rule was ended by the Kingdom of Sardinia (which transformed into the kingdom of Italy in 1861). Milan eventually became one of the main centers of Italian nationalism, claiming independence and the unification of Italy.
After this period, Milan was part of the Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia under Austrian rule. But the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars saw the city annexed into the French satellite states of the Cisalpine Republic, which later became the Kingdom of Italy. In the 18th century Austria replaced Spain as Milan's overlord, because the Spanish line of Habsburgs died out. After trying to conquer the rest of northern Italy in the 15th century, Milan was conquered by France, and then later on by Austria (Habsburg), then given in the early 16th century to the Spanish Habsburg line to rule.
During the Renaissance Milan was ruled by dukes of the Visconti and Sforza families, who had artists like Leonardo da Vinci and Bramante at their service. During the Plague of 1349 Milan was one of the few places in Europe that was untouched by the epidemic, but it was deeply affected by the plagues of 1402 (50,000 deaths), 1542 (80,000), 1576 (17,000) and 1629 (also known as Great Plague of Milan, 70,000 deaths). In the 11th century, after the Ostrogothic and Lombard periods, the city regained its importance and led other Italian cities in gaining semi-independence from the Holy Roman Empire. His feast day is the 7th of Decmeber.
St Ambrose is now the Patron Saint of the city. At that time Milan was the second largest city in Europe, with more than 300,000 inhabitants. In the 4th century CE, at the time of the bishop Saint Ambrose and emperor Theodosius I, the city was briefly the capital of the Western Roman Empire. It is presumed Milan was originally founded by the Celts of Northern Italy around 600 BCE and was conquered around 222 BCE by the Romans, who gave it the name of Mediolanum.
. Inhabitants of Milan are referred to as "Milanesi" and nicknamed "Meneghini". Milan is also famous for the Alfa Romeo motorcar and for its silk production. Another famed product of the city is the traditional Christmas sweet cake called Panettone.
Indeed the English word milliner is derived from the name of the city. Milan is one of the world capitals of fashion, like New York City, Paris, London and Rome, and design. The town is famous for fashion firms and shops (via Montenapoleone) and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele on the Piazza Duomo, reputed to be the world's oldest shopping mall. The province comprises 188 communes, ranging in population (2001) from Milan Municipality (1,308,311) to Nosate (638); the city of Milan has lost 113,084 inhabitants (8.3 percent), from 1991 to 2001.
Its province lies in the western part of Lombardy; it covers an area of 1,982 km2 and has a population of 3,839,818 (2004); in 1991, the population was 3,738,685. It comes from the Celtic Mid-lan (meaning "in the middle of the plain") and was known as Mediolanum by the Romans. Milan's name has for many centuries been recorded as Mailand, which is still the German name of the city today. The metropolitan area, called the Città Regione (The City Region) claims more than 9.4 million inhabitants (this is an ambitious definition of Milan's metropolitan area, perhaps not very comparable with figures claimed for metros outside Italy).
The city proper has about 1,308,311 inhabitants (2004), but the population of the urban area including the hinterland is about 4 million and is called La Grande Milano (Greater Milan, 1,981 square kilometres). Milan (Italian: Milano; Milanese dialect: Milán) is the main city in northern Italy, and is located in the plains of Lombardy, the most populated and developed region in Italy.
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Corriere della Sera (daily). Nuovo Giuriati - Rugby - 4,000. Agorà - Ice Hockey - 4,000. PalaLido - Basket - 5,000.
Velodromo Vigorelli - Cycling, American Football - 12,000. MazdaPalace - Basket, Volley - 13,500. Forum di Assago - Basket, Ice Hockey, Volley, Music - 13,000 to 16,000. Ippodromo del Galoppo - Horse Racing - 15,000.
Ippodromo del Trotter - Horse Racing - 16,000. Brianteo - Athletic, Football - 18,568. Arena Civica - Athletic, Rugby, Football, 30,000. San Siro - only football - 85,700.
Autodromo Nazionale Monza - car and motorcycle racing - 137,000. Past winners include Tacchini, Kodes, Panatta, Barazzutti, Moreno, Borg, Smid, Lendl, Forget, Curier, Ivanisevic, Kafelnikov, and Coira. The central court has a capacity of 8000. It is the most important youth tournament in the world, and is played at the Milan Tennis Club.
Every year, Milan hosts the Bonfiglio Trophy Under 18 Tennis Tournament. They play at the Agora Stadium (capacity 4,500) during the regular season, and at the Forum during playoffs . The Vipers Milano have won the last 4 national championships, the Alpenliga and several Coppa Italia, and are the leaders of that sport in Italy. Different ice hockey teams from Milan have won 30 National Championships between them.
The Amatory Rugby Club Milano have won 18 National Championships and are the most famous and important Rugby team in Italy. Olimpia play at the Forum (capacity 14,000). It is the most important Italian team and one of the top 5 in Europe. Olimpia Milano is a successful European basketball team that have won 3 European Cups, a World Cup, 3 Winners' Cups, 2 Korac Cups and 25 National Championships.
The capacity for the F1 races is around 137,000 spectators. It one of the world's oldest car racing circuits, and one of the most famous. The famous Monza Formula One circuit is located in the suburbs. Milano Pioltello.
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