02/11/2016 14:27 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Lee & Man paper mill set to begin operation later this year

Hanoi, November 2 (VNA) – Papermaker Lee & Man Vietnam Ltd. announced at a press conference in Hanoi on November 1 that its packing paper mill based in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang will go into operation later this year.

Launched in 2014, the 280 million USD mill has an annual capacity of 420,000 tonnes of packing paper. It is equipped with a wastewater treatment facility capable of handling 20.000 cu.m each day, a 50MW turbine within a hydropower plant, and an automatic wastewater monitoring system.

The plant is expected to treat a total of nearly 14,000 cu.m of wastewater per day, said Lee & Man Vietnam’s Executive General Director Patrick Chung.

The company’s representative said its environment assessment report was approved in 2008 by the provincial authorities after being considered by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

A 349 million USD paper pulp mill with a yearly capacity of 330,000 tonnes, which is also located in Hau Giang province, had also been licensed, but its construction has not started yet.
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