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Long-Term Opportunities for the African Chemical Industry

For the chemical industry, opportunities in Africa center around 3 factors: high growth, oil and gas reserves, and demand in certain market sectors.
Modified date: 2014/05/22
Business and industry issue
 

Inside Out: Setting Up the Procurement Organization for Success [video]

DSM’s Chief Procurement Officer, Tim Tolhurst, discusses how DSM’s procurement organisation has driven success by enhancing the awareness and capabilities of supplier relationships.
Modified date: 2014/04/01
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Knowledge as an Asset: Driving Value and Managing Risks [video]

Fredrick Spalcke, Chief Procurement Officer of Philips, discusses how procurement organisations can, and ultimately should, leverage internal expertise for supplier analysis to promote knowledge transfer and build competencies internally.
Modified date: 2014/04/01
Video
 

African opportunities: An interview with Paul Victor of Sasol Limited Group

Sasol is an international integrated energy energy and chemical company based in South Africa. As its acting chief financial officer executive director, Paul Victor, brings a unique perspective to the industry.
Modified date: 2014/03/26
Business and industry issue
 

South Africa: A regional leader facing growing pains

The chemical industry accounts for about 25 percent of South Africa's manufacturing sales, with synthetic coal and natural gas-based liquid fuels and petrochemicals dominating the sector.
Modified date: 2014/03/26
Business and industry issue
 

Chemicals and construction: Building a future together

Global construction is a US$30 billion market for the chemicals industry. Overall, construction companies maintained a solid backlog of projects throughout the recession.
Modified date: 2013/10/29
Business and industry issue
 

INSIGHT: Megaprojects

From managing risk and meeting timelines to selecting the right technology and investment partners, megaproject delivery offers important lessons and approaches that will resonate with almost any infrastructure stakeholder.
Modified date: 2013/10/21
Business and industry issue
 

Reaction Magazine - Third Edition

In this issue, we give you an update on the agrochemicals industry and discuss how technological advances could help solve the important global issues of population growth and food shortages.
Modified date: 2013/05/27
Business and industry issue
 

Energy sector outlook — December 2009

This publication is a roundtable discussion on the outlook for the energy sector with eight leaders in finance and energy.
Modified date: 2011/09/08
Business and industry issue