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Tan Thang Cement orders an ABB control system package

30 October 2020, Published under Cement News

ABB has supported Tan Thang Cement to successfully complete the commissioning of ABB Ability™ digital solutions at a new cement plant in Nghe An province, Vietnam.  ABB provided the ABB Ability™ System 800xA DCS (Distributed Control System), which integrates control, electrical and communication systems for optimal visibility into all processes for stable production and the efficient use of raw materials and energy. The package also includes ABB Ability™ Knowledge Manager and ABB Ability™...

Vietnamese cement market contracts 12% in September

23 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Total cement sales in Vietnam fell by 12 per cent YoY and by seven per cent MoM to 4,826,791t, according to the Vietnamese National Cement Association (VNCA). Of this total VICEM sales reached 1,593,160t, down 13 per cent YoY and two per cent MoM, while VICEM’s affiliates reported an eight per cent YoY and four per cent MoM falls in sales to 1,283,631t. Other cement producers saw deliveries fall by 14 per cent YoY and 13 per cent MoM to 1,950,000t. However, exports doubled YoY to 5,320,173...

Construction due to begin on 2.3Mta Dai Duong plant

20 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Vietnam's Ocean Minerals Investment JSC is expected to commence the construction of Dai Duong cement plant on 22 October, with the project representing a total investment of VND9trn (US$388m) in the central province of Thanh Hoa. The first phase will include the construction of Dai Duong No 1 with an investment of VND4.3trn, which will be complete after 18 months and have a capacity of 2.3Mta. The People’s Committee of Thanh Hoa gave an in-principle nod to the investor in March 2019, a...

Vietnam sees exports rise 14% YoY

13 October 2020, Published under Cement News

In the first eight months of 2020, Vietnam exported more than 23.5Mt of cement and clinker, an increase of 13.7 per cent YoY. The biggest importers were China (12.6Mt), the Philippines (nearly 4.5Mt) and Bangladesh (1.7Mt). Some reports suggest that the current export cement prices are lower than the domestic cement rates, according to Vietnam News. However, insiders have disagreed with this and state that the export price should not be compared with selling prices in the local market ...

Quang Ninh to delist 38.72m shares

24 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) has announced that it will delist 38.72m shares of Quang Ninh Construction & Cement on 29 September. The stock of QNC will have 28 September as the last trading date, according to the HNX website. The move aims to help QNC focus on the restructuring of its business activities to improve performance. In the first half of 2020, QNC posted a net profit of VND61bn (US$2.63m) and saw revenue up 22.6 per cent YoY to VND711bn.

Vietnam's domestic sales stable while exports see hike in August

23 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Vietnam remained stable YoY at 5.206Mt but fell by two per cent MoM in August 2020, according to the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). Of this total, VICEM dispatched 1.63Mt, down two per cent YoY and eight per cent MoM, while its joint ventures saw sales decrease by four per cent YoY and three per cent MoM as they posted sales of 1.336Mt. Other Vietnamese cement producers saw sales rise four per cent YoY and two per cent MoM to 2.24Mt.  In terms of exports, volum...

Vietnam's cement and clinker exports rise in August

17 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Vietnam exported 4.2Mt of cement and clinker worth US$148.3m in August, rising 31.4 per cent MoM in volume and 24.3 per cent in value, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs. In the 8M20 the country exported 23.9Mt of cement and clinker worth US$882m, up 1.2 per cent YoY in value and 15.7 per cent in volume. China was the biggest buyer during this period, importing 12.6Mt worth US$415.5m. This accounted for 53 per cent of Vietnam’s cement and clinker export volumes and 47 ...

Cement sector pushes up Vietnam's CO2 emissions forecast for 2030

15 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Vietnam has submitted its forecast for CO 2 emissions by 2030 to the United Nations and has factored in the cement sector for the first time. Under the new plan the country only expects to cut its greenhouse gas emissions growth by nine per cent or nearly 84Mt of CO 2 by 2030 compared to its projections using 2014 as a baseline. Emissions are still expected to grow by 844Mt of CO 2 during that time. Vietnam is expanding the scope of the country’s climate plan to include emissions from in...

Vietnam's cement sector sees exports rise on higher Chinese demand

11 September 2020, Published under Cement News

The Vietnam Cement Association (VNCA) shows that the 1H20 recorded a 12 per cent decrease in the industry’s consumption compared to the same period for the domestic consumption channel. The reason comes from the slowdown in construction activities. However, recently, cement demand has gradually recovered. Noticeably, the export volume maintained the growth rate thanks to the significant increase in demand from the Chinese market since the second quarter. The latest clinker and cement exporr...

Vietnam reports surge in exports in July

25 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Vietnam fell eight per cent YoY but edged up by two per cent to 5.335Mt in July 2020, according to the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). Of this total, VICEM dispatched 1.765Mt, down six per cent YoY but up four per cent MoM, while its joint ventures saw sales decrease by 13 per cent YoY although MoM they advanced one per cent. VNCA reported sales of other Vietnamese cement producers down by seven per cent YoY, but up two per cent MoM. In terms of exports, volumes...