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Phu Yen biomass power plant joins national grid
The India-invested company commenced construction of the factory in 2015 in the mountainous district of Son Hoa after its sugar plant in the locality raised capacity to 8,000 tonnes of sugarcane per day.
The power plant, fuelled by bagasse, the pulp remaining after sugar extraction, has a design capacity of 60 MW and a total investment of nearly VND1.3 trillion (US$57.1 million).
The first phase of the project has been completed with a capacity of 30 MW and it is able to generate over 70 million kWh of electricity annually.
The company is carrying out the second phase of the power plan along with raising the capacity of the sugarcane processing plant to 10,000 tonnes per day.
Director General of the KCP Vietnam Industries Limited, K.V.S.R Subbaiah said the company also hopes to invest in processing side products of sugar production such as alcohol and microbiological fertiliser.
Williams scores 49 seconds into debut; US tops Swiss 4-0
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Lynn Williams scored 49 seconds into her national team debut, and Tobin Heath, Christen Press and Samantha Mewis added goals to lead the U.S. over Switzerland 4-0 in an exhibition game Wednesday night.U.S. coach Jill Ellis gave five players debuts as the Americans retool ahead of the 2019 World Cup.Stanford junior midfielder Andi Sullivan and Chicago Red Stars defender Casey Short started, and Williams, a Western NY forward, entered at the start of the second half. Western NY… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Sanchez rapid hat trick as Arsenal thrashes West Ham 5-1
LONDON (AP) — Alexis Sanchez produced a stunning second-half hat trick in 15 minutes as Arsenal cruised to a 5-1 victory over struggling West Ham on Saturday in the Premier League.Sanchez's hat trick, along with goals from Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, ensured Arsene Wenger's side kept in touch with league leaders Chelsea.Saturday's haul saw Sanchez tie Diego Costa as the top scorer in the league with 11 goals this season. Sanchez has thrived since switching from the left wing to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Work starts on mountain economic complex in Mu Cang Chai
The VND1.2-trillion project covers a total area of 150 hectares and is scheduled for completion in July 2017. The complex includes a tea and medlar factory, a bio-coal plant and a healthcare resort. The tea and medlar factory and bio-coal plant, with a projected capacity of 700,000 tonnes per year, are expected to generate jobs for more than 200 local workers, who will earn from VND5 million to VND6 million per month. In addition, the MCC Trading Investment Joint Stock Company will support… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Vietnam to host region’s biggest tourism forum in 2019
A file photo shows foreign tourists taking a cyclo tour in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Bach Duong/Thanh Nien Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s proposal for Vietnam to host the 38th ASEAN Tourism Forum in 2019. The annual event, likely to be held in Hanoi, Da Nang or Ho Chi Minh City, brings together tourism officials and industry executives from the 10 ASEAN member nations and dialogue partners China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Russia.… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Golden return for veteran Canadian ice dancers Virtue, Moir
Marseille (AFP) - Veteran ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir sealed their golden comeback by winning the Grand Prix Final in world record style on Saturday as they eye Olympic gold in 2018.The Canadians -- Olympic champions in 2010 and silver medallists in 2014 -- are returning this season after 'retiring' two years ago.They followed wins in Skate Canada and the NHK Trophy with a first Grand Prix Final gold in Marseille on Saturday.They beat France's two-time world champions Gabriella… chat_bubble_outline Read More...