Beacham, Will
August 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;8/20/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 7, p26
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the challenges involved in the planning and building of a chemical plant. It is stated that shortage of skilled manpower, spiraling materials costs and interfering bureaucracy are some of the problems faced by the industry. The article presents the views of executives from Dutch firm Akzo Nobel NV, U.S.-based specialty chemical and material group W.R. Grace & Co., and Germany's Bayer MaterialScience AG on how they tackled these issues.


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