Enhancement of the contributions of African aluminium, copper, Iron and steel industries towards the regions, economic advancement
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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Aluminium, copper and steel are used in various capital intensive industries such as transport (aluminium parts for motor vehicles, copper for equipment parts for the road, rail and water transport sectors; and steel for rail roads, automobiles and ships); mechanical engineering (industrial equipment and plants); construction (general infrastructure, buildings and houses); electrical engineering (aluminium and copper); and a wide variety of consumer goods. Hence the higher the intensify of consumption of these basic metals the healthier would be the economic performance of a country.