Metallurgical Plant Manufacturing

09.04.2018

Metallurgical plants

The mood amongst metallurgical plant and rolling mill manufacturers has brightened somewhat in 2017. In parallel with the favorable trend in the global economy, the sector profited from higher production and increasing investments in the steel industry.

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Power stations

09.04.2018

Thermal power station manufacturers under pressure worldwide

The power station manufacturers who are members of the VDMA's large industrial plant manufacturing group have suffered in the difficult market environment in 2017.

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Hydro power stations

09.04.2018

Hydro power sector exhibits weaker growth

Compared to the previous two years, where there was a net capacity increase of 31.7 GW (gigawatts) and 33.7 GW, the expectation for 2017 is that growth in the hydro power station market will be significantly lower, at around 20 GW.

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Chemical Plant Manufacturing

09.04.2018

Chemical processing plants

The intensity of the competition and price pressure in global chemical plant manufacturing have further increased in 2017. This led to consolidation on the supplier side. Engineering capacities were significantly reduced worldwide in some cases, and further consolidation moves will follow during 2018.

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Cement plants

09.04.2018

Construction and construction materials plants

Forecasts, that were still predicting 3 % growth in cement consumption worldwide at the start of 2017, were not realized. According to expert estimates, the increase in global cement demand was, at most, half that figure.

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31.08.2017

Global cement consumption only increased modestly

For the cement industry, 2016 was a patchy year, with most manufacturers having to combat sluggish or even falling sales.

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09.04.2018

Construction and construction materials plants

31.08.2017

Global cement consumption only increased modestly
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Klaus Gottwald

Press, Communications, Engineering Summit, Constructionmanagement

Phone: 069 6603 1264

Fax: 089 6603 2264

E-Mail: klaus.gottwald@vdma.org

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Klaus Gottwald

Press, Communications, Engineering Summit, Constructionmanagement

Phone: 069 6603 1264

Fax: 089 6603 2264

E-Mail: klaus.gottwald@vdma.org

Pulp and paper plants
Pulp and paper plants
 

31.08.2017

Paper consumption will continue to grow modestly in the coming years. The estimated increase in production for 2017 is 0.9 %, with the strongest growth being anticipated in cardboard and packaging and tissue.

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Waste to eneryg plants
Waste to energy plants
 

01.09.2017

Worldwide, there are over 1,200 waste to energy plants operating in over 40 countries, thermally treating non-recyclable waste reliably and to high technical standards.

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