Metallurgical Plant Manufacturing

30.08.2017

Metallurgical plants: business opportunities in a sluggish market

The market environment in metallurgical plant and rolling mill manufacturing will remain difficult in 2017. Over-capacities and low prices are squeezing the steel manufacturers. The situation is made worse by macroeconomic and geopolitical challenges that cannot be solved in the short term.

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Power stations

30.08.2017

Power stations: All (almost) quiet on the Germany front

Global demand for large-scale fossil-fueled power stations fell back in large parts of the world once again in 2016. However, in some industrialized countries and steam-fired power stations are still in demand, as a bridging technology during the transition to the post-fossil era.

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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

31.08.2017

Europe: few major projects in the chemicals industry

The outsourcing of production capacities in the chemical industry continued in 2016. Investments implemented were largely restricted to selected new construction projects and to modernizations.

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Cement plants

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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Kampagne

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Press, Communications, Engineering Summit, Constructionmanagement

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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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