What type of industry is iron and steel?

Iron and steel is a mineral-based industry. Mineral-based industries are primary industries that use mineral ores as their raw materials. The products of these industries feed other industries. Iron and steel are used as raw materials for the manufacture of a number of other products, such as heavy machinery, building materials and railway coaches. 

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