Malaysian referee Zamzaidi Katimin has been invited to officiate the V.League match between Quang Nam and Quang Ninh Coal in the 24th round on November 4.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported more than 1 million tons of coal in September, bringing the total import volume in the first nine months of this year to 10.4 million tons with a value of US$1.03 billion, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Banpu Public Co., Ltd., a Thailand-based firm engaged in power production and coal mining, intends to look for more opportunities in developing renewable power in Thua Thien-Hue, after its proposed coal-fired thermal power project was deemed incompatible with the national development plan.
As Vietnam develops its thermal power plant system to meet increasing energy demands, the country faces a new environmental risk arising from the waste generated by those plants.
The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) has produced 24.58 million tonnes of coal in the first eight months of the year, accounting for 68.3 percent of the annual plan.c
Seeing opportunities in Vietnam’s increasing demand for imported coal, Indonesian firm PT Intra Asia Indonesia is seeking the opportunity to build a coal port in southern Vietnam with a total investment capital sum of $1 billion.
VOV.VN - In the first seven months of this year, coal exports to Laos skyrocketed 16-fold in volume to 50,400 tons and 15-fold in value to US$4.3 million against the same period last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has approved a proposal to build a coal shipment port in the southern region.
Coal-fueled electricity plants have still failed to meet power demand in Vietnam, which is forecast to grow 10 percent annually during the 2010-2030 period.
The Ministry of Finance has refused to reduce tax rates for the coal industry, citing the fact that tax reduction is beyond the Government’s authority.
VOV.VN - Exports to Laos reached US$264.7 million in the first half of this year, rising by 13.29% against the same period last year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The Government has assigned the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to build a development roadmap for a competitive coal market as there are new coal suppliers.
The Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) strives to sell over 36 million tonnes of coal in 2017, an increase of one million tonnes compared to 2016.
A coal freighter docked at a beach in north-central Nghe An Province was overturned by storm Talas on July 16, leaving one dead and five still missing.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung chaired a teleconference in Hanoi on July 17 with ministries, agencies and localities to direct response to the consequences of storm Talas, the second hitting Vietnam this year.
VOV.VN - According to experts at a recent energy forum in Hanoi, the battle for and against open markets and competition in the coal segment in Vietnam is far from over.
The Vietnam National Coal Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) must cut costs to become competitive and find buyers for its stockpile of 9.3 million tonnes of coal, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s working group said.
Vietnam’s total coal export volume in the first four months of the year surged five times from the same time last year to more than 544,000 tonnes, according to statistics from the General Department of Customs.
VOV.VN - Trade between Vietnam and Australia hit more than US$1.89 billion in the first four months of this year, of which Vietnam’s exports reached nearly US$1.05 billion (up 21.2%) and imports were US$848 million (up 14.2%) against the same period last year.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged PV Power, a member company of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN), to accelerate the implementation of electricity projects.