Tightening control over steel quality
08:05 | 04/03/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - To improve productivity, quality and competitiveness, Vietnam’s steel industry is focusing on adopting national technical regulation on steel bars for concrete reinforcement QCVN 07:2011/BKHCN issued on September 22, 2011 according to a compulsory roadmap from June 1, 2014.
Recycled solid waste: A new source of energy
08:21 | 03/03/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Residents in Hanoi currently discard an estimated 5,000 tonnes of solid waste per day, over 98 percent of which is buried. However, about 85-90 percent of waste burial sites fail to meet hygienic requirements and pollute the environment. If the situation continues, Hanoi will have no place to bury waste by 2015.
Sharing environmental protection experiences
15:59 | 27/02/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - On February 18, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, in association with the National Assembly’s Committee for Science, Technology and Environment and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), organized a workshop on International Experience on Environmental Law.
Scientific products publicly ordered for supervision, debates
14:10 | 26/02/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - In 2014, the valid revised Law on Science and Technology along with newly-promulgated legal documents and decrees will create favorable premises to implement many important tasks with an expectation to create a new image for Vietnam’s science sector. This is also the first time that a new mechanism will be implemented.
Modernizing non-baked brick production
15:50 | 24/02/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The Program on Development of Non-baked Building Materials has been approved by the government, aiming to replace 30-40 percent of burnt-clay bricks with non-baked bricks. This program compulsorily requires non-baked materials to be used in the construction of nine-storey or higher buildings. This has created a motive force encouraging investment in the production of non-baked building materials.