Supporting wood processing industry
11:06 | 24/05/2014 Industry
(VEN) - Yen Bai has a total forest area of nearly 470,000 ha, of which about 234,000 ha are used for wood production with annual output of over 200,000 cu.m of various types such as eucalyptus, bodhi trees and acacia and 150,000 tonnes of bamboo and vau trees. This is a diverse source of materials for the development of wood, paper and particle board processing industry.
Human resource issue for SMEs untied
14:05 | 22/05/2014 Industry
(VEN) - Lacking many of the competitive advantages of big enterprises, the foreign-invested enterprises in industrial zones (IZs) and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bac Ninh Province are now short of manpower.
RALACO develops high-tech agricultural lighting market
08:48 | 22/05/2014 Industry
(VEN) - In addition to providing power-saving products to the market, the Rang Dong Light Source and Vacuum Flask Joint Stock Company (RALACO) has also installed lighting systems for rural areas and cooperated with scientists to successfully produce modern lighting equipment, contributing to enhancing crop productivity serving high-tech agricultural production.
Cao Bang teaches rural power users
11:31 | 21/05/2014 Industry
(VEN) - The Cao Bang Province Department of Industry and Trade said that the Cao Bang Province Center for Industry Promotion and Industrial Development Consultation recently got together with the Thuy Hung Commune People’s Committee to launch a training course on rural power use as part of the 2014 Local Industry Promotion Program.
Consistent with biofuel use roadmap
09:38 | 21/05/2014 Industry
(VEN) - “The Vietnamese government is steadfast in putting biofuels into use in accordance with the roadmap for the industry,” said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Le Duong Quang at a meeting held in April in Hanoi.
Ensuring transparent power and petroleum prices
09:16 | 20/05/2014 Industry
(VEN) - Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang underlined the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT)’s opinion that electricity and petroleum prices must be publicized and transparent on a Vietnam Television Q&A session on May 11.
Steel industry seeks to overcome difficulties
10:20 | 19/05/2014 Industry
(VEN) - According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, although the construction season had begun sales in April of almost all steel enterprises were lower than March. The main reason is that the demand for steel remained low and steel inventories remained high. An anti-overload transport policy has been applied on national highways since April 1, 2014. This new transport regulation has also affected steel sales.
Energy-efficient buildings save 50,400 TOE
15:02 | 18/05/2014 Industry
(VEN) - The Hanoi Energy Conservation Center (ECC Hanoi) said that after three years of the ECC Hanoi-organized contest on industrial and building energy management, 300 businesses launched 900 energy efficiency projects saving 50,400 tonnes of oil equivalent (TOE) or VND1.02 trillion, and reducing the amount of CO2 by 184,500 tonnes.