Issue 28

News and facts

2 Happy New Year letter

3 Phung Viet Ngu: Report on activities of VFMSTA for years 2009 and 2010

5 Pham Chi Cuong: Achievments of the Vietnam Steel Association in 2009

8 News of metallurgical industry


13 Nguyen Duc Khien: Innovation of technology for development

15 Nghiem Gia, Pham Chi Cuong: Numerous investment projects – a challenge to Vietnam steel industry

Advanced technology, equipment and materials

21 Potentiality and development orientations of Vietnam titanium ore mining and processing

25 Hoang Van Khanh, Dinh Ba Nau: Long-term planning for development of Vietnam copper production up to year 2025

34 Nguyen Duc Khien, Phung Viet Ngu: Nanocrystalline materials


37 Dinh Tien Thinh: Stability of the solution SnSO4,H2SO4

41 Le Thai Hung, Dang Huong Duong: Improving the mechanical properties of hot-rolled steel bar by water quenching under high pressure

Metals and life

45 Phuong Loan: Nuclear power plant

48 Content for 2009