Tag: Mining

Effective management of mining key to development

The effective management of mining activities will foster comprehensive development as it helps increase state budget collection and improve environment quality and livelihoods of local people.

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Workshop on Promoting Effective Governance of the Mining Industry

In order to introduce the Resource Management Index and assessment results on minning industries in 2017, discuss the current situation and efforts to innovate the effective governance model of Vietnam’s mining industry, 30 January, Vietnam Mining Coalitionand and PanNature in collaboration with the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) to organize the workshop “Promoting Effective Governance of the Mining Industry” to promote effective governance of the mining industry in Vietnam.

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“Ugly” mine craters impacting tourism in south-central Vietnamese province

Ugly craters created by several mine sites are slowly killing tourism in Binh Thuan Province.

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Experts warn against excessive titanium mining in south-central Vietnamese province

Experts have warned that excessive mining could lead to the disappearance of titanium from Vietnam, for the resource is not abundant as many have thought. Local pundits gathered at a conference in Phan Thiet City, located in the south-central province of Binh Thuan, on Saturday morning to discuss the exploitation and consumption of titanium in the Southeast Asian country. During the gathering, which was organized by the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) and the provincial People’s Committee, multiple issues in the mining of the resource in Binh Thuan were pointed out.

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Ministry aiming to restore forests

Speaking at a conference on forest management held on Tuesday in Gia Lai Province, Nguy?n Vi?t D?ng, deputy director of the nonprofit PanNature, said the restoration of forests was feasible if it brought economic benefits such as profits from cassava and coffee cultivation.

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Viet Nam should adopt EITI for resource management

Implementing the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) will help Vi?t Nam fight corruption in the resources extraction sector, participants were told at a workshop held yesterday in Hà N?i. EITI is a global standard for governance when it comes to a country’s oil, gas and mineral resources, and is implemented by governments in collaboration with companies and civil society. Countries implementing EITI disclose information on tax payments, licenses, contracts, production and other key elements around resource extraction.

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Mining destroys local way of life

A recent report presented at a workshop held by the People and Nature Centre (PanNature) and the Viet Nam Mining Coalition showed that mining activities is a direct cause of hunger and poverty in localities.

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Mineral exploitation damaging VN environment, report

Minerals have been exploited in such large quantities that it has caused serious devastation to people’s living environment.

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Effectiveness, transparency of environment protection fee questioned

Participants questioned the transparency as well as effectiveness of collecting environmental protection fee from miners at a conference* recently held in Hanoi.

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After many years, Vietnam authority, investor still struggle to justify bauxite plants

The government has ordered the industry ministry and the Vietnam National Coal and Mining Industries Group (Vinacomin) to submit clarifications for questions raised by local scientists about the country’s first and only two bauxite refinery plants.

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