PM approves expansion of Long Son cement plant
The Prime Minister on Monday issued guidelines on investment for the expansion of Long Son cement plant in the central province of Thanh Hoa.
Specifically, the Prime Minister agreed to add the second phase of the Long Son cement plant with two production lines (lines 3 and 4).
Each line will have a capacity of 2.3 million tonnes of cement per year, combining waste treatment to protect the environment and creating high quality cement products and sulphate-resistant cement, serving construction of coastal and island projects in accordance with Viet Nam’s cement development plan for 2011-2020.
Line 3 is expected to begin operation in 2020 and line 4 in 2021.
The Ministry of Construction will integrate the second phase of Long Son cement plant into the planning on exploration, exploitation, processing and use of various kinds of minerals for building materials up to 2030.
The Prime Minister has also assigned the Ministry of Construction to coordinate with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Thanh Hoa People’s Committee to supervise the project of Phase II of Long Son cement plant (lines 3 and 4), complying with regulations on investment, construction, environment, products and relevant regulations.