EPC contract signed for rock salt exploitation, processing project in hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
The Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem) and the Viet Lao Chemical and Rock Salt (Vilachemsalt) company signed an engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) contract under bidding package No. 10 for a project to exploit and process rock salt in Laos.

The project, which will build a rock salt exploitation and processing plant in the Nongbok district of Khammouane province, was signed by the Lao government and Vinachem on February 9, 2012, and have received licences from both governments, according to Vilachemsalt General Director Nguyen Huy Cuong.

According to the results released on April 24, the winner of the bidding package No.10 is the TTCL-K-ETEC CECO venture, which offered to complete the package over the course of 40 months at a total cost of 334.2 million USD.-VNA