How govt can make local steel industry grow ― Nourelddine, Standard Metallurgical chief

  Hussein Nourelddine, General Controller of Standard Metallurgical Company Limited, speaks on the sale of its steel plant assets to KAM Steel, an indigenous iron and steel products manufacturing company. Noureddine also urged the Federal Government to encourage patronage of local products in the industry. Excerpts: KAM Steel recently acquired the steel plant assets of […]

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The Exodus Of Chinese Manufacturing: Shutting Down “The World’s Factory”

  It’s not breaking news that manufacturing is leaving China. Over the last twenty years, Chinese manufacturing has dominated over the rest of the world. This was driven primarily from optimized shipping lanes and extremely cheap labor rates by way of government subsidies. These two benefits made enough sense financially for brands to withstand quality […]

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Manufacturers say Vested Interests hinders migration to 133KVA from 132/130KV lines

  By Industrial Digest   NIGERIAN manufacturers say “vested interest ” hinders them to connect their factories to 133KVA from 132/130KV lines. This is despite the directive by the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, to Nigeria Electricity Regulation Commission, NERC, to migrate manufacturers on 132/130KV wires to 133KV lines so that they can enjoy Eligible […]

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Manufacturers In Pains, Cry Out To FG For Help

  “This pandemic disrupted the global supply chain, caused a massive slowdown in the international trade and in our case worsened the already fragile economy. The consequence of this development was that sectoral groups ran short of supplies of raw materials due to disruptions in the global value chain and many still cannot access forex.” […]

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INNOVATION: Alibaba to ramp up digital transformation in China’s US$4 trillion manufacturing sector

The e-commerce giant’s New Manufacturing pilot, Xunxi Digital Factory, is powered by technologies such as process and cost planning, automated in-house logistics and its own manufacturing operating system Xunxi, which means fast rhino, has initially offered its cloud-based manufacturing supply chain to small firms in China’s apparel industry. South China morning Post, reports that Alibaba […]

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The $590 Billion Beer Market and Its Five Biggest Competitors

“While the beer industry is insisting that the growing popularity of marijuana is not affecting sales, beer makers are not taking any chances. They are investing big time in creating liquid marijuana brands.”   People all over the world every year consume beer worth a total of $590 billion (2018 figure). China, the United States, […]

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Oil Refineries: Dangote, BUA daring to succeed where govt fails

  By Industrial Digest Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the President of the Dangote Group, and Abdulsamad Rabiu, Chairman of BUA Group, are no doubt, Nigeria Industrial titans going by the volume and value of their investments across Cement, sugar, and now, they are foraging into oil refinery projects. This is understandable. The government built four oil […]

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Nigeria can’t participate in AfCFTA if the land border remains closed – Mansur Ahmed

  ” MAN agrees that oil subsidy is not good for the economy. We have seen the gains of deregulation in diesel. When diesel was deregulated, it becomes more easily available …”   By Industrial Digest LAST WEEK Thursday, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), wrapped up its 48th annual general meeting with an interactive […]

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Nestlé launches Maggi organic bouillon cubes in recyclable paper wrapper

Maggi has broken new ground by becoming the first major brand to use recyclable paper packaging to wrap individual bouillon cubes, for its organic range in France. This is the latest result of an innovation drive to use more paper packaging for Nestlé products. The new solution is a coated paper that is recyclable through […]

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