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IJSTR >> Volume 2- Issue 11, November 2013 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Casting Technology And Developments. ( Nigeria As A Case Study )

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Jimoh, S. 0, Irabor, P.S.A., Abhulimen, I.U, Amiebenormon, S.O.



Keywords: casting, technology, development, foundry, railways, government and spare parts.



ABSTRACT: Nigeria's economy is dependent largely upon importation of spare parts and machine component for such vital sectors of the economy as ship building, railways, agriculture, cement industry, food processing, power generation, etc. in this paper, factors that are affecting the development of foundry technology in Nigeria were highlighted, such as training of foundry personnel; investment in foundry technology development; Government policies towards foundry industry; Development of foundry raw materials; Level of research and development and the automotive industry. Finally, recommendations constituting the way forward in ensuring a better casting technology and development in -Nigeria were made.



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