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Forecasting Nigerian aluminium demand

Bolu, Christian (1983) Forecasting Nigerian aluminium demand. The Nigerian Engineer, 18 (3).

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Abstract

In Nigeria today, Aluminium is beginning to find application not only for ki11:hen utensils but in construction, transportation and packaging. At this time when the plans for establishing a smelter capacity is being made, there is a need for an in depth 'study, despite the poor da1B, to determine the aluminium demand forecast which is inwluable for any practical capacity planning for such a very capi- 1111 intensive industry. Various method used for medium and long. term forecasts in the ferrous and non-fwrous industry were exam~ ned as well as determining the main factors which influence alum~ mium consumption. Based on this a methodology was developed and used in making aluminium demand forecast for Nigeria for the year 1982 to 2.000. Direction for further work was also made

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2016 10:51
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2016 10:51
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/6953

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