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Heavy Industry

A generic term for sectors producing or using heavy machinery or items. For example, heavy industry may refer to an automobile factory or the construction of a building. It may also be a designation in zoning law for places where such facilities may be built. See also: Light industry.

heavy industry

A concept usually important in zoning regulations,where it will be defined for the particular purposes of those laws.In common parlance,heavy industry is usually understood as that requiring extensive capital investment in land and machinery and thus not easily relocated.This is contrasted with light industry, which is usually more labor intensive and relatively easy to move. Other times, the term “heavy industry” is intended to convey an image of severe environmental impact through normal operations.

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The distance of homes from heavy industry sites was also measured ( with those less than 5km away dubbed zone A, those up to 10km away, zone B, and those more than 10km away, zone C.
An Expression of Interest (EOI) inviting proposals from million plus cities and special category states for multimodal transport was issued by the Department of Heavy Industry on 31st October 2017.
On the latest financing facilities, the Chief Accountant of Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry Yu Jianzhong has stressed that they have received sustained assistance from the China EximBank involving the fields of ship export sellers and buyers credits, as well as refund guarantees and international settlements.
Shri Praful Patel, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, had earlier asked the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) to initiate the process of setting up the Sambhar Ultra -Mega Green Solar Power Project in the 23,000 acre area of SSL as he had envisioned synergizing the capacities of the CPSEs under DHI to utilize the large area of SSL for producing green energy.
Engineering Projects (India) Limited (EPI), a Mini Ratna Company under the Department of Heavy Industry presents a dividend cheque of Rs.