11:26 | 07/03/2017 Industry
Ground was broken at the steel pipe plant in Tran Yen district, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on March 1.
The plant will be built in three phases at a total cost of VND1.05 trillion.
Once operational, the plant will have an output volume of 220,000 tonnes of steel pipes per year.
It is also expected to generate jobs for some 400 local workers.
Speaking at the ceremony, Chairman of the Yen Bai provincial People's Committee Do Duc Duy said the project will be a highlight of industrial development in the province, making an important contribution to promoting socio-economic development, as well as increasing state budget collection in the province.