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Green Constructions save energy, protect environment

According to statistic, a green construction can save 30% electrical energy, 30 -50% life water, 50-90% rubber wastes in environment and 35% carbon dioxide emission. This is the reason why green constructions are becoming the most concerned construction by Government, owners as well as customers. The essential factors which creates green constructions, is green material, friendly with environment, bringing value surrounding for people.

The Prime Minister calls for overcapacity report

The Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Ministry of Construction and VICEM to report on the country’s excess cement capacity, which is set to reach 25-36Mt/yr by 2020.

Vietnam half-year sales rise to 34.16Mt

Vietnam’s cement sales rose six per cent YoY to 34.16Mt in the first half of this year, meeting 47.4 per cent of the year’s plan, the Vietnam Building Material Association under the Ministry of Construction said. Of the volume, 25.97Mt were sold at the domestic market, up six per cent YoY and 8.19Mt were exported, the Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam newspaper reported, citing the association.

Nghi Son Cement allowed to continue fly ash imports

According to Vietnam News Brief Service, deputy prime minister Hoang Trung Hai has agreed to allow Nghi Son Cement Corporation to continue the pilot import of fly ash as a raw material for its cement production.

Vietnam expected first-half output up 10.5%

Vietnam is estimated to have produced 32.1Mt of cement in the first half of this year, up 10.5 per cent from a year ago, the government-run General Statistics Office said. In June alone, production totalled 6Mt, up 26.8 per cent YoY. Vietnam is estimated to have produced 32.1Mt of cement in the first half of this year, up 10.5 per cent from a year ago, the government-run General Statistics Office said. In June alone, production totalled 6Mt, up 26.8 per cent YoY.

New SFS research reveals potential electrical savings

New research from Siemens Financial Services (SFS) has revealed that all around the world, considerable untapped potential for electricity savings is available to the manufacturing industry.

Vicem monthly dispatches advance 10% YoY

State-owned Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem), the country’s leading cement producer, said its cement and clinker sales in May advanced 10 per cent YoY to 2.01Mt.

Cemex’s alternative fuels program

Cemex - as part of their sustainability goals - are continuously searching for methods of meeting the demands of a growing urban society without endangering the status of the planet. The company’s alternative fuels program has a major role in such sustainable manufacturing objectives.

Round-up: 24th AFCM Technical Symposium & Exhibition

The 24th AFCM Technical Symposium & Exhibition took place in Hanoi, Vietnam, on 21 – 24 April 2015, guided by the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA) as the Steering Committee. The event brought together leading players in the regional and international cement industry, with a three-day conference programme comprising 22 technical papers. Delegates also had the opportunity to learn more about the products and services offered by major suppliers in the exhibition area, which featured 44 booths.

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