Issue 48


2 Report on the VI Congress of the VFMSTA

4 Resolutions of the VI Congress of the VFMSTA

5 List of the Executive Committee of the VFMSTA for VI term (2013-2018)

7 Decision of the VUSTA on reward for 4 teams and 10 members of the VFMSTA

9 Interview of the Japanese journalist Manabu Ito (Nikkei’s Representative in VN) for Mr. Pham Chi Cuong – President of the Vietnam Steels Association Public opinions on the bauxite projects in Tay Nguyen

12 Proposals of the VFMSTA

14 Bich Diep: About two bauxite projects in Tan Rai and Nhan Co

16 Regarding the performance and economic efficiency of the bauxite-alumina projects of the VINACOMIN

22 Bich Diep: VINACOMIN’s press-conference about two bauxite projects

24 From VINACOMIN’s message: the technology applied at two alumina plants is modern and advanced

26 News of metallurgical industry


29 Chu Duc Khai, Pasquale Spezzano: The project guidance GF/VIE/08/005


33 Le Thanh Binh, Phung Thi To Hang: Microstructure and properties of nitriding layer on SKD11 steel

38 Nguyen Van Duong, Ta Dinh Xuan: Effects of equal channel angular pressing on mechanical properties of aluminum alloys AA5251 and AA1070

41 Le Thai Hung, Pham Tung Duong, Bui Tien Tung: Experimental and simulation analysis of cold rolling of 20CrMo alloy steel

47 Tran Van Dung, Ho Ky Thanh, Nguyen Dang Thuy, Phuong Van Hieu, Nguyen Huy Hoang: Mechanical properties of porous Nitinol fabricated by SHS method


51 Bao Cam: Over 90% of mineral production and processing plants violate the Environmental Law