“This has generated interest from foreign and indigenous investors in Nigeria. The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), will continue to support the government in its quest to create enabling environment for the growth of this promising industry.” … [Read more...] about 100 mining companies from 20 nations to attend 2018 Mining Week
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Surfactants: Companies in this segment are relatively immune to imports from China. However, the advantage is on the raw material front. China is the second-largest palm oil importing nation in the world. Its annual import is in the range of 70 lakh tonnes. A sudden drop in demand of palm oil has pulled down its prices. This also translates into lower prices for palm oil derivative such as lauryl alcohol, which is utilised by the surfactant industry as a key raw material that makes up 50 percent of the input cost. … [Read more...] about The Coronavirus impact: Indian chemical companies count likely losses. Stay selective
While woodwork has always been an area of interest for the interior infrastructure industry, the 1995-founded GreenPly, only managed to reach beyond architects, interior designers, dealers and wood contractors to grab the mass consumers' eyeballs and win hearts in 2005. The secret to the brand's success lay in past-life regression, seemingly unending court-dates and, well, a good partnership with its (then) creative agency, Lowe. Today, Greenply Industries Limited is one of India's largest interior infrastructure companies with a turnover of Rs. 1,655 crore. The brand accounts for almost 26% of the organized plywood market in India and 30% market share in domestic MDF market.The company recently de-merged it’s MDF (medium density fibreboard) division into Greenpanel Industries Ltd, previously known as Green Panelmax.Shobhan Mittal - the company's joint MD and CEO commented on the same saying, "As a part of the transformative strategy, we have created a new brand and a new logo … [Read more...] about Greenpanel is already India’s largest wood panel manufacturer. But will its ads make you laugh?
Under the Benioffs’ ownership, Felsenthal said, “we were in a position to do something we had long wanted to do,” which is to take the Time 100 franchise “and to think about it as a community of extraordinary leaders” instead of just a list and a gala reception. … [Read more...] about Time 100 Summit Expands to Two Days, Costs Up to $20,000 to Attend Under Membership Model
At other companies, some of the blame falls to designers themselves for not educating themselves on the customs of the C-suite. Katie Dill, CDO at Lyft (and formerly director of experience design at Airbnb), believes she has grown into her role at Lyft more easily than she might otherwise because she has an MBA on top of a design degree. “A lot of the time you see [designers] not having the impact they want to because they’re speaking a different language others might not understand,” says Dill. … [Read more...] about McKinsey study of 1,700 companies reveals CEOs don’t understand design leadership at all