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Hanoi (VNA) - The State-owned glass and construction ceramic corporation Viglacera on February 19 began construction on the first phase of its Tien Hai-Viglacera Industrial Park in the northern province of Thai Binh.

Covering 446 ha, the project has a total investment of more than 174 billion VND (7.78 million USD). Its first phase will be built on about 32 ha.

Once completed in September this year, the park is expected to generate jobs for nearly 30,000 labourers.

Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, Deputy Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha praised new investment plans made by Viglacera to develop urban and industrial zones. He asked local authorities to facilitate the implementation of the project.

The same day, Vigracera inaugurated the expansion of its Granite tile factory in Thai Binh province, which uses natural fuel instead of coal gasification technology .

The factory has a combined capacity of 2 million square metres of products a year, creating 150 jobs. Its tile products will be sold on the domestic market and exported to Europe, Indonesia and others.

Viglacera is also implementing the second phase of the expansion of its clinker tiles plant in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, helping increase the combined capacity of the facility to 4 million square metres of products a year and creating nearly 100 more jobs.

The expansion aims to create a more professional production process and improve employees’ skills, thus creating high-quality products that can meet consumers’ demands.-VNA