14:39 | 13/12/2015 Industry
Bids from architects, engineering firms in addition to material and equipment providers based out of St Petersburg, Russia have been accepted in connection with the construction of the nation’s first nuclear power plant.
A corner of Da Lat nuclear pile - Photo Dang Tuan/VNA
The information was made public by Governor Georgy Poltavchenko of St Petersburg on December 9 at a press conference in Hanoi in response to queries regarding the preliminary outcomes of trade talks during his current working visit.
“The expertise of Russian architects and engineers will be instrumental in solving the complexities of erecting Vietnam’s first thermal power station to produce electricity,” said Mr Poltavchenko.
In fact, experts from Silovye Mashiny Company in St Petersburg are already hard at work on-site at the Long Phu 1 Power Plant he said, adding the massive project is expected to be completed by the end of 2019./.