Posts Tagged ‘ Steel Plants ’

Vietnam halts steel plants after illnesses: paper

December 24, 2009
Vietnam halts steel plants after illnesses: paper

Nearly 90 students and teachers of Quan Toan school were hospitalized presumably from toxic fumes Vietnamese authorities have ordered several steel plants in the port city of Hai Phong to suspend production after nearly 90 people at a nearby school were hospitalized, presumably from toxic fumes, a newspaper reported. Brief inspections of seven steel factories [...]

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Hai Phong students hospitalized again for fumes

December 21, 2009
Hai Phong students hospitalized again for fumes

Five students of Quan Toan Secondary School were hospitalised on December 19 with fainting, breathing difficulties and dizziness allegedly caused by exhaust fumes from neighbouring steel companies. LookAtVietnam – Five students of Quan Toan Secondary School in Hai Phong were hospitalised on December 19 with fainting, breathing difficulties and dizziness allegedly caused by exhaust fumes [...]

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Market glut, low competitiveness could hurt steel sector

August 10, 2009
Market glut, low competitiveness could hurt steel sector

Steel producers in Vietnam expect construction steel capacity to reach about 7 million metric tons this year, outpacing demand estimated at 4 million tons The growing number of steel factories in the country will produce a market surplus, and situation will get worse because locally-produced steel will be less competitive than imports, a top industry [...]

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Stop licensing projects not in development strategy: steel makers

February 12, 2009
Stop licensing projects not in development strategy: steel makers

The Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) has cautioned the government against licensing new steel projects since supply is expected to be three times demand by 2020. A development strategy for the steel industry in 2007 projected demand to rise to 20 million tons a year by 2020 and capacity to 18 million tons.But a recent study [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...