Demand outstrips labour supply

Gordon, Michael; O'Driscoll, Catherine
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/1/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 17, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports that the rising cost of industrial plant construction, brought on by a deluge of simultaneous projects across the globe as of May 2006, is beginning to have a major impact on the viability of project implementation. The value of energy-related projects planned for the next five years was identified in a study by Technip. Plant project setbacks and delays are discussed. INSET: PLANT PROJECT SETBACKS AND DELAYS.


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