Category archives for: Manufacturing

Trasacco Blames Layoff of Casual Workers on Economic Hard Conditions

Accra, Ghana, October 18, 2018//-Italian construction firm, Trasacco Estates Development Company Limited has justified the decision to lay off some of their workers.

SA: Committee Calls for Complete Overhaul of Cooperatives Dev’t Approach

Johannesburg, South Africa, October 9, 2018/ — The Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development has called for a complete overhaul of the cooperatives development approach in South Africa, following its study tour to the Basque country and Madrid in Spain.

Manufacturing Day in America [Infographic]

A cornerstone of President Trump’s economic policy is making the United States “a manufacturing powerhouse” again.

Is Sustainable Post-closure Mine Development Achievable?

October 6, 2018//-All mines will eventually reach their end of life. As engineering consultants, we need to adopt an asset-transformation mindset where we carefully consider how a mine will eventually be transformed post-closure.

Continental Free Trade Area will Spur Africa’s Industrialization, Economic Dev’t

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, September 20, 2018/ — The Coordinator of the Africa Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), David Luke, has urged countries to use the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as a tool to create opportunities for African businesses.

Bad Business Climate, Cheap Imports Killing East Africa Economic Dream

September 18, 2018//-Plans by East African countries to anchor economic growth in the manufacturing sector are increasingly becoming unfeasible as existing manufacturers grapple with financing challenges and rising competition from cheap imports.

How Consumer Companies Can Drive Growth at Scale with Disruptive Innovation

September 17, 2018/-In the era of “fast products” and digital disruption, delivering growth requires putting in place new predictive consumer-growth capabilities, including innovation, based on speed, agility, and scale.

China’s First Heavy Duty Truck Manufacturer to Set Up Assembly Plant in Ghana

September 6, 2018//-Sinotruk International, China’s first heavy duty truck manufacturer, has signed an agreement with the Government of Ghana to establish an assembly plant in Ghana, to serve both Ghanaian and West African markets.

Nigeria Signs MoU With Volkswagen For Vehicles Assemblage

September 3, 2018//-The Nigeria automotive industry has got a boost with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Volkswagen Group to develop a joint vision for an automotive hub in the country.

Ghana-VW Agreement: Indigenous Automobile Assembling Firm Catches Cold

Accra, Ghana, September 3, 2018//-Kantanka Automobile Company Limited, the only automobile assembling firm in Ghana has expressed misgivings at the swiftness with which the government agreed to the proposal of German automobile company Volkswagen (VW).

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