Factories

A factory, manufacturing plant or a production plant is an industrial site, usually a complex consisting of several buildings filled with machinery, where workers manufacture items or operate machines which process each item into another. They are a critical part of modern economic production, with the majority of the world's goods being created or processed within factories. Factories arose with the introduction of machinery during the Industrial Revolution, when the capital and space requirements became too great for cottage industry or workshops. Early factories that contained small amounts of machinery, such as one or two spinning mules, and fewer than …

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GRC: Global Rights Compliance · 13 June 2024 English

This report by international human rights foundation Global Rights Compliance publishes evidence of Russian and pro-Russian forces using starvation as a method of warfare against Ukrainian civilians during their 85-day …

mines, metallurgic plants, and heavy-equipment factories, much of the pre- invasion Donetsk economy remained existence of tunnels and underground bunkers in some factories, and therefore a certain level of disaster preparedness tunnels and underground bunkers underneath some factories that was previously setup for disaster preparedness pipeline and preventing gas from reaching Mariupol factories for two days.66 Following the March 2022 attack


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 7 June 2024 English

Emissions data help investors assess companies’ capacity to cope with climate change risks and opportunities.

the use or release of greenhouse gases within factories. Scope 2: Indirect emissions resulting from


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

This report examines the multiple urban crises and their responses, using Hiroshima as a case study. Hiroshima, which suffered tremendous damage from the atomic bombing at the end of World …

shipyards, manufacturing, and related services. 17 Factories in and around Hiroshima supplied the army’s Provisions military demand and stimulating Hiroshima’s factories and regional economy. 22 Statement by Dr. Harold streetcars, gas providers, the media, and several key factories. Within two weeks, 30 percent of electricity


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 6 June 2024 English

This book shows how ADB’s 50-year partnership with the Nepal Electricity Authority has transformed the country’s energy sector and explains how attracting private sector investment would boost energy security and …

manufacturing units, such as cement and steel factories, are opening or expanding operations. The capacity


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 6 June 2024 English

This paper explores exporters’ challenges in Georgia and suggests solutions to help promote foreign trade.

attracting both domestic and foreign investment. Some factories are equipped with modern machinery and technologies


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

This report explores the dynamics between domestic food security in Central America and global price inflation. The report analyzes the extent to which international food and fertilizer prices have been …

several tropical storms destroying natural gas factories in the Gulf of Mexico. With 67 percent of the


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 5 June 2024 English

This brief analyzes how Bangladesh can strengthen its regulatory ecosystem to bolster vaccine and pharmaceutical manufacturing, improve public health outcomes, and better prepare for future health emergencies.

leverages and 10-year plan fundings to set up factories in special economic zones for pharmaceutical


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

and the economic activities, such workshops, factories, etc. Another source of air pollution is potholes


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

exchange their vouchers for stocks in plants and factories. Most of the state-owned companies were transformed


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

Municipal solid waste management is an increasingly important priority in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR's Capital City. Municipal solid waste management practices in Vientiane Capital are rapidly evolving, and various actors …

aggregators, materials exporters, or recycling factories. Most IWWs are aged between 16 and 65 years and import and export plastics; (2) plastic recycling factories; and (3) waste recovery centers. Ministry of recovery centers, material exporters and recycling factories, and government regulatory agencies. A recently interview with Wongpanit 2023). Waste Recycling Factories and Companies There are a limited number of waste recycling companies, glass companies, and steel factories. In Vientiane Capital, there are four operational


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