Coal remains indispensable to Vietnam power needs: Deputy PM

Vietnam has no alternative energy source in the medium term to replace coal for power generation, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said. Speaking at a meeting Wednesday he said since there are currently no effective alternatives, “coal power must be developed with modern and ...

Nguyen Hoai

Coal consumption peaks to the highest level in recent years

Coal consumption reached 4.2 million tonnes in May 2018, the highest increase in many years, according to the latest statistics from the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (TKV).Keep reading ...

Nhan Dan NewspapeReporter

Vietnam’s coal imports grow despite large reserves

Despite its large reserves, Vietnam has to import a huge volume of coal in the 2016-2020 period, which began in 2017 and will see a sharp increase from 2020 to supply thermal power plants, according to a plan from the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral ...

VOV Reporter

Measures sought to make effective use of waste from thermal power plants

Making effective use of waste from thermal power plants to save natural resources and protect the environment is urgent given Vietnam’s increasing demand for electricity.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Rising coal prices cost Vietnam billions

Steep increases in global coal prices are forcing Vietnam’s coal-fired power plants deeper and deeper into the red as they struggle to minimize losses caused by cost overruns worth billions of U.S. dollars.Keep reading ...

Tuoi Tre News Reporter

Vietnam plans to put special control on 28 major industry projects

Up to 28 biggest industrial production projects will be in a list of projects subject to special control on environment by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, according to a draft plan.  Keep reading ...

Lan Nhi

As coal rises, waste remains an issue

The Ministry of Construction is set to release its mandatory requirements for coal ash disposal early next year, threatening to shut down coal-fired thermal power plants that cannot adequately treat, store, or reuse their coal ash and gypsum discharge.Keep reading ...

Phuong Thu

Investors in VN’s mining industry look for long-term returns

Although fluctuations in international demand and pricing have put pressure on returns from Viet Nam’s mining industry, the sector remains a magnet for foreign direct investment (FDI), a sign of confidence in its long-term prospects.Keep reading  ...

VNA reporter

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