Biodiesel factory gets underway

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 08:00

GIA LAI (Biz Hub) — The construction of a biodiesel plant began yesterday in the Tra Da industrial zone in Pleiku City in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Gia Lai.

This is the first biodiesel plant in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region which would be using local raw material.

Accordingly, the first stage, with a capacity of producing 8,000 tonnes annually, will be completed in eight months at a cost of VND150 billion, or US$7.1 million. After three years, the plant's capacity will be raised to 30,000 tonnes per year at an investment cost of VND500 billion, or $23 million.— VNS

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