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Hanoi (VNA) – The second International Conference on Sustainability in Civil Engineering was opened at the University of Transport and Communications (UTC) in Hanoi on November 24.

The two-day conference attracts the participation of scientists, experts and scholars from Vietnam and other countries like France, the US, Russia, the UK, Belgium, Greece, Japan, China, Thailand and Indonesia.

In his opening remarks, UTC Rector Nguyen Ngoc Long stressed the importance of sustainability in civil engineering.

The nature of designing and building sustainable works is to study and seek optimal solutions related to materials, engineering and construction to make the works not only meet the requirements of short-term use, but also be able to be adjusted to meet future use requirements, and not cause bad impact on the environment, natural resources and the ecosystem, Long stated.

Nearly 150 quality reports have been sent to and delivered at the conference. They focus on sustainable development in geotechnical engineering, water resources, works engineering in river-mouth, coastal and marine areas, and transport infrastructure planning and development.

UTC is the largest and oldest technical state university in transport field of Vietnam.

The International Conference on Sustainability in Civil Engineering was first held in 2016.-VNA