COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a growth area/industry
▪ Nuclear energy will be the main growth area in the energy sector.
▪ Hand weaving is a flourishing cottage industry in the region.
electronics company/industry/firm etc
garment industry/factory/district etc
▪ She works in the garment district of Manhattan.
▪ a nationalised industry
shipping company/industry/agent etc
▪ a Danish shipping company
▪ a shipping route
▪ sunset industries such as steel
textile industry/design/manufacture etc
▪ textile design and technology
▪ a textile mill
the car industry
▪ The car industry suffers in times of economic decline.
the chemical industry
▪ The chemical industry is one of the most important industrial sectors.
the clothing industry
▪ There are plenty of job opportunities in the clothing industry.
the computer industry
▪ You can make a lot of money in the computer industry.
the construction industry
▪ The construction industry had a hard time during the recession.
the cotton industry/trade
▪ The cotton industry began to boom in the 1780s.
the electricity industry
▪ He works in the electricity industry.
the energy industry
▪ regulation of the energy industry
the entertainment business/industry
▪ The union represents people who work in the entertainment industry.
the fashion industry
▪ London is the centre of the British fashion industry.
the film industry
▪ Scorsese is a highly respected figure in the film industry.
the food industry
▪ The food industry has responded to consumer concerns about health.
the gas industry
▪ There are plans to nationalize the country's gas industry.
the insurance industry
▪ The insurance industry is very competitive.
the leisure industry/sector
▪ The leisure sector has experienced phenomenal growth in recent years.
the movie industry
▪ How did you get started in the movie industry?
the oil industry
▪ He works in in the oil industry.
the tourist industry
▪ The tourist industry is booming, with more visitors this year than ever before.
the travel industry
▪ The storms have had a huge effect on the country's travel industry.
work in industry/education/publishing etc
▪ The studies were undertaken by people working in education.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
▪ This book should be useful to chemists formulating products, which include surfactants, throughout the chemical industry.
▪ It provides assistance to member states in improving safety practices in the chemical industry.
▪ For example, the industrial giants who dominate the chemical industry have large capital investments in petrochemicals.
▪ The average profit margin in the chemical industry is around 10 %.
▪ Other co-products include calcium chloride, with applications ranging from the oil and chemical industries to dust-laying in coal mines.
▪ Previous reports covered the steel, automotive and chemical industries.
▪ Still nobody in the chemical industry put two and two together.
▪ The greatest sources of pollution are cars, power stations, the chemical industry and agriculture.
▪ But since most of London's heavy industry has long since gone, there must be other explanations too.
▪ Osaka has already set the example, to provide space for the heavy industries attracted there by the huge reservoir of labour.
▪ The result - heavy industry and low value added production kept going long past its time, ineffectually, by subsidy.
▪ The latter, involving heavy industry, was made possible by the building of the railways.
▪ The researchers feel the community is fairly representative of working class culture in areas of heavy industry in Britain.
▪ However, there is little sign that it will ever produce compounds on the scale required by the heavy organic chemicals industry.
▪ Even more striking was the upsurge in heavy industry, and for this the State itself was primarily responsible.
▪ And so, founded on its sure infrastructure of heavy industries, free-flowing capital and cheap labour, the machine is off.
▪ Chester, in particular, is making loud noises about converting some of its greenbelt for housing and light industry.
▪ Out of this there soon came the normal development of light industry.
▪ These communities have an average population of between 200 and 700 and an economic base of agriculture plus some light industry.
▪ About 80 per-cent of farmworkers were women, he said, and over 90 percent of workers in light industry.
▪ Now it is a prosperous place, making its living from light industry and the visitors who come to tour the battlefields.
▪ Other engineering and light industries are filling many of the old mills and clothing factories.
▪ And there has been a rapid growth in three types of industry: light factory industry, services and tourism.
▪ Another group of supervisors from light manufacturing industry are undertaking a conversion course to catering supervisor.
▪ The local jute industry employed forty thousand people in the early years of the present century.
▪ Its advanced manufacturing center helps local industries adapt to changes in technology and reduce costs.
▪ Every school, even the smallest primary school, should also have a governor from local industry or commerce.
▪ The local billboard industry has suffered a series of legal defeats over the past several years.
▪ Instead they should restrict access to plants, control contracts and set up local industries to capitalise on biodiversity.
▪ So its success marks a significant milestone for the local industry.
▪ Third, Compact puts students in touch with local industry.
▪ Third, involvement with local industry helps to promote a stimulating and challenging curriculum. 4.
▪ They are typical of much of manufacturing industry.
▪ Four metal-using and manufacturing industries are prominent at the head of the list, with losses of more than 200,000 jobs each.
▪ To take an obvious case, modern manufacturing industries can only go on so long as there are capitalists and workers.
▪ While the scope for profitable investment in manufacturing industry was limited, the owner-occupied housing market seemed ideal for loan capital.
▪ The argument applies just as forcibly to many manufacturing industries, such as those of automobiles, electronic components, computers and aircraft.
▪ Much also depends on how much spare capacity there actually is in manufacturing industry.
▪ They were starved of the technical skills of Western manufacturing industries.
▪ Participation by the manufacturing industry in the eco-audit scheme, as it is known, will be voluntary.
▪ In this chapter we analyse the nationalized industries, explain how they have been run, and assess their performance.
▪ It also excludes various administrative agencies connected with the National Health Service and the nationalized industries.
▪ This is not to say that a three E's audit is never undertaken in nationalized industries.
▪ It was also concerned with the effect of nationalized industry deficits on public borrowing and hence on inflation and interest rates.
▪ Apart from the Labour party and public-sector trade unions, the nationalized industries had few friends by 1979.
▪ Its scope does not include nationalized industries.
▪ Should nationalized industries use the same interest rate as private firms?
▪ Their accounts look very different from the nationalized industries because they adopt budgetary accounting and also because they adopt fund accounting.
▪ So the Government has made the valleys a Special Development Area where grants are made to help to start new industries.
▪ The tradable permit approach has launched a new industry that brokers deals between firms.
▪ We have to be cautious about growth rates in a relatively new industry.
▪ As new firms enter industry X, the market supply of X will increase relative to the market demand.
▪ The climate change debate is now penetrating new business and industry constituencies.
▪ The cheaper second-hand vehicles will likely eat into demand for new cars, industry officials say.
▪ Further cuts in government spending will be needed to give a promised new boost to industry.
▪ How may these new industries help many people when the older industries decline or close?
▪ The nuclear industry, for its part, does not seem to enjoy publicising the ill effects of radiation in any form.
▪ It's not the same plutonium as used in weapons and the nuclear industry.
▪ The growing mistrust with which the nuclear industry was surrounding itself now had a clear target.
▪ In the year 1988/89, £256.8 million went to the nuclear industry, and only £16 million on renewables.
▪ Moreover, the governments in all four countries were similarly committed to developing the nuclear power industry.
▪ A decline in coal demand would benefit either the nuclear or gas industries.
▪ For years the economics of the nuclear power industry were concealed within the overall accounts of the public sector electricity industry.
▪ And the nuclear industry couldn't always buy itself into the media.
▪ This led to the rapid growth of the private courier industry, with substantial benefits to business users.
▪ What they are eventually going to do is fire these people and have private industry hire them at lower pay.
▪ Observers suggested that the government's involvement followed a lack of interest from private industry.
▪ The government uses them to plan food and nutrition education programs. Private industry uses them to dispense nutrition information.
▪ Most of the firms in private industry to which monopolies and mergers legislation is relevant are in fact oligopolists.
▪ Shares in the company had rallied after the government pledged to sell it to private industry before the end of October.
▪ The private sector service industries make only a small contribution while the public services make none.
▪ Greater participation by private industry in prevention and treatment programs.
▪ Motor industry analysts say Rover's upturn is partly down to efforts to improve its image.
▪ Hartsook, the industry analyst, estimated more than one million machines could have the flaws.
▪ Indeed, industry analysts say they already appear to be peaking.
▪ The actions left industry analysts uncertain about the deal.
▪ Many industry analysts are predicting a slight industry recession in 1998.
▪ But industry analysts assert that the proposed merger, announced Monday, could produce significant job reductions.
▪ There are many economic, social and environmental reasons why the car industry is unlikely to survive in its current form.
▪ How should they use it to plan the future of the car industry and those who depend on it?
▪ In recent months the car industry has laid off thousands of workers and put many more on short time.
▪ The calculation has been made by the Edison electric Institute, Department of Energy and electric car industry officials.
▪ The result could herald the revival of the dormant kit car industry.
▪ Some were deadly serious about working in the car industry.
▪ It employs 370,000, more than the car industry, and its annual turnover is in the region of £3 billion.
▪ Voice over Rover set up their Career Challenge as a way of interesting young people in engineering and the car industry.
▪ It is rather ironic that we continue to run down our coal industry and sterilise billions of tonnes of coal.
▪ The coal industry had no say in running the fund, and Lewis had total control of it.
▪ That is how it dismisses the coal industry.
▪ He advocated experiments with private enterprise in the coal industry.
▪ However, they use it as a weapon to bash the coal industry.
▪ What of Labour's plans for the future of the coal industry?
▪ In order to develop this discussion the project will produce a detailed systematic, publicly available set of data on the coal industry.
▪ Discuss the important standards which influence the rest of the computer industry.
▪ The computer industry is one of the few where the cost to the consumer keeps dropping as power increases.
▪ Its 25% net margin is bettered in the computer industry only by Intel, the world's biggest micro-processor maker.
▪ Utah's computer industry is starting to tempt firms out of southern California.
▪ Next stop was Silicon Valley, where he wrote documentation for the booming personal computer industry.
▪ Acer intends licensing the bus to the personal computer industry.
▪ The Clinton administration last week made a new offer to the computer industry on the issue of data encryption.
▪ I pay tribute to the efforts of the construction industry training board.
▪ Again, standing alone this evidence is not probative of any discrimination in the local construction industry....
▪ That underlines the importance of the construction industry training board.
▪ Generally, the construction industry still limits its delivery effort to an eight-hour period, Mondays to Fridays.
▪ It was a means of social improvement along narrowly defined routes, usually connected with the construction industry.
▪ The construction industry is a mobile industry.
▪ All that has been compounded by the Government's crazy cuts in youth training, including in the construction industry.
▪ As all hon. Members who have spoken have said, training is exceptionally important in the construction industry.
▪ A small cottage industry of biotechnology firms has sprung up to investigate this, using a variety of methods.
▪ Industry experts say this booming cottage industry now accounts for about a quarter of the X-rated video market.
▪ He also asserted that the day of the cottage industry was over.
▪ Technical standards unite this cottage industry of desk-top publishing with the presses of newspaper and magazine publishers.
▪ They controlled this cottage industry by buying, selling, transporting and exchanging raw wool, spun yam and woven cloth.
▪ But in any case, dismissing this trend as a growth in cottage industries would be a mistake.
▪ Their manufacture is a cottage industry run by people on the fringes of society.
▪ Embroidery remains largely a cottage industry with thousands of girls and women employed as outworkers.
▪ This is hardly surprising since display technology is expected to dominate many sectors of the electronics industry, both industrial and consumer.
▪ The consumer electronics industry suffered through one of its worst Christmas seasons in decades in 1996.
▪ This time around, the computerisation curve has flattened out, so the electronics industry has been hit as hard as any.
▪ A survey of the electronics industry in this respect would, I believe, show a net loss.
▪ Their ideas grew out of research carried out in the electronics industry where companies face high rates of technological change.
▪ The technique is likely to have other applications in the electronics industry.
▪ Colin Amies, electronics industry adviser at Midland Bank, says that obtaining equity finance is often more important.
▪ This is true of people working in the entertainment industry, who need to practise their skills regularly.
▪ However, the biggest challenge we face today is a willingness by some in the entertainment industry to produce whatever sells.
▪ Or merely a branch of the advertising and entertainment industry?
▪ Clinton also was the favorite of the media and entertainment industry, which gave him more than $ 300, 000&038;.
▪ The entertainment industry now employs more people than the aerospace industry.
▪ McElwee sees Los Angeles and its entertainment industry through the eyes of a bemused Easterner.
▪ The entertainment industry also is hot.
▪ The entertainment industry has experienced its share of protests and boycotts.
▪ How these works are viewed officially as separate from the film industry can be seen in terms of censorship.
▪ His sister runs a Los Angeles location that supplies film industry movie sets and international hotels.
▪ But the recession has hit the film industry.
▪ Well, there is the stage that I assisted the great film industry through.
▪ Figures for employment in the film industry are vague.
▪ It happened to the film industry, which watched the masters of early classics turn to silver nitrate dust.
▪ What should we do in the film industry?
▪ F would induce a competitive film industry to produce Q *;.
▪ Admittedly, Norton-Taylor castigates the food industry as well as the landowners and the farmers - he spreads his castigation very evenly.
▪ Both dried cream and dried whey are extensively used by the food industries.
▪ In 1850 the food industries were generally small-scale and localized.
▪ Furthermore they are increasingly setting the standards for most of the rest of the food industry, including the growing catering sector.
▪ What is good for the food industry can be fatally bad for the health of the entire nation.
▪ There is nothing demeaning about cleaning in the food industry.
▪ The use of the term steriliser implies a chemical capability that is not possible in the food industry.
▪ As to employment, the service industries clearly represent the growth industries.
▪ The telecommunications giant joined a growing number of employers in growth industries that have slashed payrolls even as their profits soared.
▪ In these environmentally conscious times, this is an uncomfortable growth industry.
▪ This industry had always been known as a growth industry of unlimited potential.
▪ Softbank claims that it is better at picking winners and that it is buying into a growth industry.
▪ More than that, they are also the reason that debt collection has become a huge growth industry.
▪ Indeed, waste-smuggling will become one of the growth industries of the early 21st century.
▪ Has apologizing become a growth industry?
▪ Both are reluctant to talk about their plans, for fear of attracting unwanted attention from the insurance industry.
▪ He also worked in the insurance industry.
▪ The insurance industry is also very concerned about rising car crime.
▪ There are several crucial reasons why the insurance industry was so opposed to the Equal Rights Amendment nationwide.
▪ The insurance industry is also facing pressure to cut its costs.
▪ First, the insurance industry employs vast numbers of women and pays them even less than comparable jobs in other industries.
▪ In the meantime, the insurance industry has set up Pool Re, which began collecting premium income in January.
▪ The insurance industry would have its readers believe that greed is at the root of all specialty care.
▪ As far as the music industry, as far as any industry, you don't have to settle for any of it.
▪ But SoundScan numbers have become the official tally of the music industry.
▪ The system uses new but readily available technology developed for the pop music industry.
▪ Choose an accountant who specializes in the music industry.
▪ Safety in the oil industry in general is still far from perfect.
▪ The arrival of the oil industry has brought a surge of business to central Louisiana.
▪ The same month the Majles approved nationalization of the oil industry.
▪ The Select Committee drew attention to the under-reporting of accidents in the oil industry.
▪ Attention focuses on the role of foreign workers in the emerging oil industry.
▪ The oil industry is still accommodating itself to its new size following the 1979 price hike.
▪ Sadly, it appears to be generally accepted that this is the way people in service industries in Glasgow behave.
▪ The service industry has pleaded with some local governments not to be too strict.
▪ Harridan women employed in the so-called service industries.
▪ They are now more likely to work in the service industries, in low-paid white-collar jobs.
▪ Such expenditures create new barriers to competition and serve to concentrate service industries, just as many manufacturing sectors have experienced.
▪ But the idea was relatively new to the financial services industry.
▪ Transport workers, therefore, do not have to be employed in the service industries to produce service products.
▪ This may be particularly important in service industries where there may be limited net asset backing.
▪ Nylon made a great impact on the textile industry when it was first discovered.
▪ In fact, the textile industry more than any other made possible relatively large-scale production in a still traditional artisan world.
▪ Gordon has extensive experience of the textile industry, specialising in production and planning control.
▪ It is most important to our textile industry that we reach a satisfactory conclusion.
▪ The valleys began to fill rapidly with people who became skilled in the textile industry.
▪ The war had stimulated the chemical industry and the related synthetic textile industries.
▪ Can the tobacco industry now afford to breathe freely once again, unlike its customers?
▪ As expected, the tobacco industry has responded forcefully.
▪ In parts of Glasgow, the tobacco industry is very important.
▪ Long considered a small-time corporate raider, Bennett LeBow has become a big-time renegade in the tobacco industry.
▪ Health officials say the most effective ads not only describe the dangers of cigarettes, but target the tobacco industry itself.
▪ But the tobacco industry has already said that it will shut down if 3,000 farms are seized.
▪ On the Democratic side, President Clinton has singled out the tobacco industry for attack.
▪ They can also cause big problems for coastal fisheries, aquaculture operations and the tourist industry.
▪ It will also be cheaper for foreigners to visit Britain which could bring a much-needed boost for the tourist industry.
▪ A further organizational trend under way in the tourist industry concerns an aspect of the internal organization of travel firms themselves.
▪ Sadly their wild habitat is now suffering destruction for the hotel and tourist industries.
▪ He argued the congested roads and lack of parking spaces adversely affected the town's all-important tourist industry by putting off visitors.
▪ The very active New Zealand tourist industry is closely enmeshed with light aircraft flying.
▪ Business and customer handling skills must be developed in the context of the travel industry.
▪ To be sure, the on-line travel industry is still in its infancy, but it appears poised for explosive growth.
▪ However, for the travel industry as it exists today there is a problem.
▪ Once they get there they need facilities, all the kinds of things the travel industry already knows how to provide.
▪ David Lewis, chairman, said the year started with a considerable amount of uncertainty and despair in the travel industry.
▪ C., by travel industry leaders to explain the change from a government-funded to an industry-funded agency.
▪ But the travel industry is presently experiencing a Thirties- style depression, with probably its worst slump in bookings.
▪ Actually, the travel industry does this every year.
▪ Signs of weakening showed in some manufacturing industries, though electronics remains strong.
▪ This relative weakness centred on manufacturing industry.
▪ These figures correctly suggest that our economy is highly industrialized, characterized by gigantic business corporations in its manufacturing industries.
▪ In batch manufacturing industry a figure of 2: 1 is regarded as satisfactory.
▪ Others can be found primarily in manufacturing industries.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a hive of industry/activity etc
▪ Brimscombe Port was once a hive of activity but has now largely disappeared.
▪ In just a few days the centre will be a hive of activity.
▪ Murrayfield was a hive of activity yesterday as there were also sessions for the under-21s, under-19s and under-18s.
▪ Once again the room becomes a hive of activity, and the evening meal is forgotten.
▪ One day, towards the end of March, the whole place became a hive of activity.
▪ The courtyard was a hive of activity.
▪ The place a hive of industry.
▪ Within a day of landing, the ship became a hive of activity.
allied industries/organizations/trades etc
▪ The site now employs about 7,000 people directly, although many more are involved in allied industries or in ongoing construction projects.
captain of industry
▪ His job was to show the captains of industry who came to these shores how to relax.
▪ I have met no retailing captain of industry who makes my blood sing.
▪ In those days captains of industry were not ashamed to live close to the source of their wealth.
▪ Our modern Western world is consequently run by captains of industry, commerce and business who have an underlying Eastern philosophy.
▪ Sometimes he felt desperately shy and this specially seemed to happen when titled laymen or captains of industry appeared.
▪ They were 79 strong, future doctors, lawyers, educators, politicians, captains of industry.
▪ Traders have no secretaries, offices, or meetings with captains of industry.
▪ And there are other more mature markets in which our business can be expanded further.
▪ Here on the Island we have a mature market.
▪ It is, rather, a mature market that is in decline.
▪ Price competition Price competition occurs in mature markets, much of it induced by clients.
▪ The propane industry was a mature industry and Mega was primarily a single business company.
pink-collar jobs/workers/industries etc
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Government money was poured into the economy in order to encourage industry.
▪ Ireland is now a European center for light industry, like computer assembly.
▪ Manufacturing industry was virtually wiped out in the UK during the 1980s.
▪ Many people moved from Asia to work in the British textile industry, where jobs were plentiful.
▪ Miami's tourist industry
▪ She has demonstrated a great deal of industry in finishing the project on time.
▪ She was looking for a management position in industry.
▪ the airline industry
▪ The chemicals are widely used in industry as refrigerants.
▪ The government encourages the development of industry with tax breaks.
▪ The region has tried to attract new industry in order to reduce unemployment.
▪ The Ruhr valley has always been the centre of German heavy industry.
▪ Wages in the clothing industry were found to be lower than in any other sector.