August 30, 1998, Laval, Quebec, Canada
Employees check the size of a steel sheet after it is beeing cut from a steel roll, at Alliance Steel plant in Laval, Canada. In a model & property released photo.
THe European Union , the World Commerce Organisation as well as many countries reacted stronly today, March 5th 2002 after the annonce by US Preseident Bush of a 30 % tax on steel importation into the US, to protect it's steel industry.
only Canada, Mexico and 2 other countries are exempt from this tax
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Pierre Roussel- Images Distribution. (©) Copyright by Pierre Roussel
NOTE: scan from an 8x10 print of a 2 1/4 negative ,saved in Adobe 1998 RGB.
NOTE : cannot be used by any steel industry competitor, doing steel roll to sheet tranformation.