The investors of the Nong Son thermopower plant project might feel regret for their decision to let a Chinese company execute the project. Kicked off in 2008, but the project has not been completed.
lundi 29 octobre 2012
samedi 3 mars 2012
As per the Vietnamese government's plan, Vietnam's coal export will fall to five million tonnes by 2015 and it would be stable at three million tonnes in following years.
mardi 28 juin 2011
Coal will take over from hydropower as the leading fuel for new electricity generation in Vietnam in the next five years, during which power demand is set to rise by 15 percent annually, Vietnam Electricity (EVN) said on Wednesday.
mercredi 29 décembre 2010
Vietnam's state oil and gas group Petrovietnam said it would start building a $1.2-billion coal-fired power plant in early January in the country's southern region.
mardi 9 mars 2010
Vietnam's largest mining company wants to begin mining huge coal deposits in the Red River delta, one of the country's most-populated agricultural areas, officials said Monday.
mercredi 14 octobre 2009
Ministries of finance, industry and trade have allowed Vietnam Coal and Mineral Group (Vinacomin) to adjust the coal selling price by 25-30 percent according to the projected roadmap.
lundi 5 octobre 2009
The chairman of Vietnam's state-owned mining conglomerate has submitted his resignation to the prime minister after auditors criticized him over illegal coal mining, a company official said Thursday. Doan Van Kien, chairman of Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin), submitted his resignation Wednesday night at a meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, said Nguyen Chi Quang, a senior adviser to Kien.
samedi 22 août 2009
From now to 2012, Vietnam will have to import coal. This will not only cause difficulties for the coal industry itself but also directly affect big production sectors such steel, fertiliser, chemical, paper and especially coal and thermo power plants. Inspite of this, the country still keeps exporting coal.
lundi 2 juin 2008
Vietnam exported 32.5mil tonnes of coal last year, reaping $1.018bil. However, if it imports coal to run thermopower plants now, the said amount of money is just enough to buy back 7.5mil tonnes.