Building materials see almost 50% decline in demand

Global demand for building materials has dropped by almost 50 per cent, despite the continuation of several ongoing projects.

According to experts attending the wood and glass exhibitions at the Expo Centre Sharjah, a combination of factors, including lack of liquidity, a dent in consumer confidence and cancellation of several planned projects have resulted in the drastic drop in demand.The exhibition titled Doors, Windows, Roofs and Walls 2009 saw a mixed response.Participants said they are hoping for the number of visitors to pick up during the second and third day.

Read the full story

600450 Building materials see almost 50% decline in demand

See more news about:

Others also read

We sincerely thank all our members, friends and visitors for being part of GlassOnWeb and its success during 2009.
For further upscaling, the plant has provision for a second float line which can support an additional 850 tonnes per day.  With an aim to further strengthen its leadership position in the glass industry, the Rs15bn.
During the annual Dujat December Dinner on Thursday 10 December 2009, Minister for Economic Affairs, Ms.
A prestigious international prize states the poetic beauty and the architectural value of “Tiberio's Baths” in Panticosa (Spain), the new health and wellbeing centre in the heart of the Spanish Pyrenees made entirely using special glass blocks with a trapezoidal section.
Chicago — December 17, 2009 — Designers and engineers examined the product pages on nearly one million times in 2009 in hopes of finding the right materials or technologies for their projects.
A team of researchers from the University of Vigo, Rutgers University in the United States and Imperial College London, in the United Kingdom, has developed "laser spinning", a novel method of producing glass nanofibres with materials.

Add new comment