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Vietnam Construction Material Co launches Dong Nai plant

17 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Vietnam Construction Material Company (VCM) has inaugurated a new cement plant in the northern province of Dong Nai, reports Vietnam News Brief. VCM also has a clinker production plant in Van Hoa commune in Tuyen Hoa district in the central province of Quang Binh, with a capacity of 5000tpd and five cement grinding stations in the southern region. VCM currently sell over 200,000t of clinker and 40,000t of cement with StarCemt brand each month. The company's cement products are currently ...

Vietnam Building Materials opens new plant in Dong Nai province

14 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Vietnam Building Materials (VCM) has officially opened a cement factory for its StarCemt brand in the Bien Hoa Industrial Zone, Dong Nai province. The company's cement products are currently distributed to more than 900 customers through shops and distributors from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau. VCM also has a clinker production plant in Van Hoa, Tuyen Hoa district, province Quang Binh, with a capacity of 5000tpd and a cement grinding plant in the south. The StarCemt brand was established on...

Vietnam's new Master Plan

13 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Vietnam is having to rebalance its cement output with expected market demand. While there have been limitations on the creation of new plants, there is now strong evidence for the government to encourage the construction of larger plants while phasing out the less economical smaller units. By Hai Khieu, StoxPlus, Vietnam. Vietnam is seeking to rebalance its cement and clinker supply to demand. This could take a decade to implement, says StoxPlus The overheated expansion of Vi...

Vietnam: production rises 16.1% over first five months

30 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Vietnam reach 31.4Mt in the first five months of this year, rising 16.1 per cent from a year earlier, the government-run General Statistics Office said. In May the country's cement output is likely to rise 17 per cent from the same month of last year to 7Mt, the office said in a monthly report. In the first four months, Vietnam produced to 24.4Mt, according to revised figures. Vietnam is a leading worldwide cement producer and now has 76 cement production lines with a...

Vietnam: second phase of Song Lam cement plant starts next month

25 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Hoang Phat Vissai Group, one of the biggest cement groups in Vietnam, will start construction of the second phase of Song Lam cement plant with an investment of VND9.5trn ($422.22m) in Vietnam’s central province of Nghe An in June. The second phase with 6000tpd of clinker will be developed in the 2016-20 period. Song Lam Cement Plant is located in Bai Son commune and was transformed from the Do Luong cement plant. The plant has a capacity of 18,000tpd of clinker and is being developed ...

Bangladesh remains Vietnam's strongest export market

24 May 2016, Published under Cement News

From January to April, Vietnam exported 5.99Mt of cement and clinker to Bangladesh, which remains Vietnam's largest export market with US$64.46m. The Philippines (US$58.47m), Taiwan (US$10.67m), Mozambique (US$9.9m), and Chile (US$9.72m) are also major importers of Vietnamese cement. Vietnam's cement consumption in these four months was also very positive reaching 18.85Mt, representing an increase of 117.4 per cent YoY.

Vietnam: Loesche to supply new Long Son Cement plant

06 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Loesche GmbH, Germany, has signed a new contract with Sinoma-NCDRI, China, to supply a new mill to Long Son Company in Vietnam. Long Son is building a new cement plant at Dong Son Bim Son and the equipment is to be delivered in the next 8-9 months. Loesche will supply a type LM 56.4 mill with a performance of 520 t/h. The gearbox of this mill has a power output of 3,600 kW.

Vietnam sees output rise 16% in Jan-Apr 2016

29 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Vietnam cement producers have produced 24.4Mt of cement in Jan-Apr 2016, up 15.8 per cent YoY, according to estimates from the government-run General Statistics Office. In April 2016 output is expected to have risen 12.5 per cent when compared to April 2015, said the organisation in a report. It also revised upwards 1Q16 production from an earlier estimate of 11Mt to 17.3Mt. The country faces a supply glut but despite continuing economic setbacks, the Ministry of Construction forecasts...

Growing pains: southeast Asia's looming overcapacity

29 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Positioned between the two most populous nations on Earth, the emerging economies of southeast Asia have ridden the wave of economic growth in the early years of the century. Between 2000 and 2014 the 10 ASEAN countries saw their collective real GDP grow at 5.7 per cent annually and look set to continue this trend over the next five years. Cement demand has kept up with this brisk pace of expansion and – according to figures from Morgan Stanley – will continue to do so, growing at 5.2 per ce...

Siam Cement has plans to fully enter Vietnamese market

28 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Industrial conglomerate Siam Cement Group is looking at operating its first cement plant in Vietnam as the next step in the company's expansion abroad, claims Nikkei Asian Review. President and CEO, Roongrote Rangsiyopash, told reporters in Bangkok on Wednesday that a joint venture or merger with an existing plant would be the best way to enter the Vietnamese market because of the country's current excess capacity. The Vietnamese market is attaractive to Siam Cement because public and...