Delays in mining licenses impact North-South Expressway project

August 15, 2023

HCMC – The Ministry of Transport has reported sluggish permitting for material mining has affected the second phase of the eastern North-South Expressway project. Local authorities have confirmed permits for 42 out of 69 material mining sites submitted by contractors. Meanwhile, the demand for sand in Vinh Long Province requires arrangements for five mining sites to accommodate a storage capacity of five million cubic meters. According to the ministry, the North-South Expressway’s second phase needs over 47 million cubic meters of soil, 17 million cubic meters of rock, and nearly 9.7 million cubic meters of sand for the stretch from Ha Tinh Province to Khanh Hoa Province. The Can Tho–Ca Mau section requires 1.4 million cubic meters of rock, 1.7 million cubic meters of soil, and more than 18 million cubic meters of sand.

The source of this news is from The Saigon Times