Vietnam: Trinh Dinh Dung, the Deputy Prime Minster, has inaugurated the second production line at the Thanh Thang Cement plant at Thanh Nghi, Ha Nam. The new line has a production capacity of 1.3Mt/yr and it will raise the plant’s total capacity to 1.75Mt/yr, according to the Viet Nam News newspaper. The company has invested US$220m in the upgrade project.
Trinh Dinh Dung also said at the event that the Ministry of Construction would have to review the master plan for the cement industry in the 2017 - 2025 period with a vision towards 2035, and the master plan for exploration, exploitation and use of minerals for cement production by 2025. He urged domestic cement manufacturers to comply with environmental protection requirements, and invest in new technology to improve the quality of their products and protect the environment.