The factory of the FICO Tay Ninh Cement Joint Stock Company (Photo: VNA)

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries Co., Ltd is conducting studies for a pilot project to use solid waste as fuel in cement factories around the country, the Ministry of Construction said.

The project will cost 3.8 billion JPY (31.5 million USD), with Japan providing 2.6 billion JPY, Dau Tu (Investment Review) cited the ministry’s source.

It will install equipment at cement factories to convert solid waste and sewage into gas.-VNA