Problem

Ageing industrial plants and processes

Nature:
Current trends show a drop or stagnation in investment in industrial plants in the industrial countries ('investment gap'). There are rising or comparatively high shares of replacement investment and investment for rationalization and phase-out, coupled with falling or comparatively small shares or investment for extending capacity in the industrial countries.
Values:
Age
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Industrial plant
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET