Cai Lan steel and power complex teetering on the brink of death

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Cai Lan steel and power complex teetering on the brink of death

Despite having been hailed as the hope of Vietnam’s shipbuilding industry, the Cai Lan complex of a VND2.5 trillion ($112.09 million) hot-rolled steel and a VND900 billion ($40.4 million) power plant has yet to see a bright future, after its operation was delayed for six years, according to newswire Tienphong.vn.

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Yet another costly Vietnamese plant seeks gov’t help over losses

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Yet another costly Vietnamese plant seeks gov’t help over losses

A urea fertilizer plant has joined a yarn facility and a steel factory to complete a trio of multimillion-dollar projects that have been forced to shut down operations and seek government help because of heavy losses.

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Vietnamese sugar plant pays damages to fish farmers after causing mass fish deaths

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Vietnamese sugar plant pays damages to fish farmers after causing mass fish deaths

A sugar producer based in northern Vietnam has compensated fish cage farmers in a north-central province for causing their fish to die en masse by dumping untreated water into a river flowing through their farms, a local official said.

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USD667-million fertilizer plant posts USD90m losses

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USD667-million fertilizer plant posts USD90m losses

A fertilizer plant in the northern province of Ninh Binh which has a total investment of USD12 trillion (USD667 million) has incurred a loss of VND 2 trillion (USD90 million), forcing it to suspend operations just four years after being put into use.

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Sugar plant fined for polluting river

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The Department of Natural Resources and Environment of the northern province of Hoa Binh has announced a fine of VND480 million (US$21,470) to Hoa Binh sugar plant for releasing untreated wastewater into the Buoi River.

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Vietnamese sugar plant pays damages to fish farmers after causing mass fish deaths

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Vietnamese sugar plant pays damages to fish farmers after causing mass fish deaths

A sugar producer based in northern Vietnam has compensated fish cage farmers in a north-central province for causing their fish to die en masse by dumping untreated water into a river flowing through their farms, a local official said.

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Vietnam mulls cutting off steel project, after spending $197 million in vain

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Vietnam mulls cutting off steel project, after spending $197 million in vain

The abandoned construction site of the Tisco plant in the northern province of Thai Nguyen. Photo credit: VEF

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Construction of Đắk Brot hydropower plant suspended due to lengthy delays

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The People’s Committee of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum has decided to withdrawn the investment certificate of Đắk Brot Hydropower Plant and stop construction in response to long delays.

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Sugar plant takes responsibility for dead fish in Buoi River

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Hoa Binh Sugar Company has taken responsibility for discharging untreated wastewater into Buoi River causing dead fish in the north central province of Thanh Hoa.

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PM orders sale of multimillion dollar steel and iron plant

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PM orders sale of multimillion dollar steel and iron plant

The VND8 trillion ($361.4 million) Thai Nguyen iron and steel plant-phase 2, invested by Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel JSC (TISCO), is finding potential investors, according to newswire Tuoitre.vn.

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Vietnam to monitor waste discharge from Taiwanese firm linked to fish kill

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Vietnam to monitor waste discharge from Taiwanese firm linked to fish kill

The government of Ha Tinh Province said on Wednesday it will quickly set up a monitoring station to check wastewater discharged from a Taiwanese-invested steel plant, suspected to be responsible for the mass fish deaths along the central coast.

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Phu Tho bio-fuel plant left idle

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Phu Tho bio-fuel plant left idle

A USD114.2 million bio-fuel plant in the northern province of Phu Tho has been left unused for years.

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Business highlights – May 2-8

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VGP - Tough punishments on USD deposit interest rate ceiling violation, construction on a US$220 million wind power plant in Tra Vinh, fuel prices increasing VND600 per liter and Industrial Production Index (IPI) up 8% are highlights in the national economy from May 2-8.

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Incidents indicate industrial waste management failings

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Incidents indicate industrial waste management failings

The recent massive fish deaths and waste water discharge in the central coastal region have demonstrated that industrial waste management is a worrisome problem, an official told a workshop held yesterday in Hà Nội.

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Da Nang applies ‘green school’ model to raise environmental awareness

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Da Nang applies ‘green school’ model to raise environmental awareness

Teachers, parents and students of primary schools in the central city of Da Nang are now benefiting from a program that has seen trees planted on their campuses, cooling the baking atmosphere as local officials apply a ‘green school’ model to protect the environment.

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