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Central Highlands resource evaluation council formed

Update: June, 24/2016 - 10:27
The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) Trần Hồng Hà approved the establishment of an evaluation council to assess the potential resources of bauxite and laterite ore in southern Việt Nam. — VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) Trần Hồng Hà approved the establishment of an evaluation council to assess the potential resources of bauxite and laterite ore in southern Việt Nam.

The project was approved by the Prime Minister in November 2011. It serves as a foundation exploring, exploiting, processing and using bauxite and laterite ore for socio-economic development of the Central Highlands and the country.

The project is implemented in seven regions of Kon Tum, Bình Định, Gia Lai, Đắk Lắk, Đắk Nông, Lâm Đồng and Bình Phước provinces, covering an area of over 11,884 sq.km.

The council will be led by Đỗ Cảnh Dương, head of the General Department of Geology and Minerals of Việt Nam.

Other council members are representatives of the University of Mining and Geology, Việt Nam Union of Geological Sciences, Heavy Industry Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and relevant agencies under the MoNRE.

Exploring and exploiting mineral resources in the future will be based on the council’s assessment, to ensure effectiveness and for sustainable development. — VNS

 

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