Cleaner Production Saves Costs and Improves Quality

"With simple and cheap methods, the company has saved VND5.8 billion of production costs", said Tran Quang Minh, the deputy director general of the Gia Sang Steel Making and Rolling Joint Stock Company about the efficiency of cleaner production.

Huge Potential for Clean Technology Development

The Vietnam Economic News' Thu Huong spoke with Nguyen Canh Cuong, the deputy director of the Europe Market Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade about clean technology development potential in Vietnam.

Viet Tri Paper Turns a New Page on Environmental Protection

To strengthen business competitiveness and protect the working environment and worker's health, many cleaner production methods have been applied by the Viet Tri Paper Joint Stock Company (in Phu Tho Province). Up to now, these methods have produced encouraging results.

Providing Cleaner Production in Hai Phong

The Tia Sang Battery Joint Stock Company has been very active not only in technological innovation but also in applying cleaner production methods. It is one of the most successful companies in the field of cleaner production in the city of Hai Phong.

Hanoi Enterprises Active in Cleaner Production

After one year of receiving support from the Cleaner Production in Industry Component (CPI), Hanoi enterprises have successfully applied cleaner production methods to their businesses. Reporters Thu Huong and Phuong Lan of Vietnam Economic News spoke with Dao Hong Thai - the director of Hanoi Energy Conservation Center, on this issue.

A Pioneer in Cleaner Production

The Luu Xa Cement Factory was the first business in Thai Nguyen Province which was chosen to take part in the Component of Cleaner Production in Industry (the Component for Cleaner Production in Industry is a part of the Program of Development Cooperation in the Environment between the governments of Vietnam and Denmark for 2005-2010). The factory has finished the component and obtained encouraging achievements.

Industry Booms in October

Although the country faced many difficulties this October such as floods, the industrial sector achieved a significant growth.

Cleaner Production: Economic and Eco-Friendly

According to Nguyen Thi Lam Giang, an expert from the Department of Science and Industry under the MOIT, CP methods should be taken continuously and systematically. However, Vietnamese businesses are not aware of this. Technical guidelines on CP should be adjusted to match Vietnamese businesses and there should be different guidelines for different types of businesses.

Brewery Savings Prove No Small Beer

As one of the first businesses in Phu Tho Province to join the cleaner production in industry (CPI) program of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Hanoi - Hong Ha Beer Company obtained important achievements related to efficiency improvements and environmental protection

Vietnam-Finland Cooperation in Clean Technology

As one of the leading countries in the field of CP, Finland has become an important partner of many countries, including Vietnam.