SANY rotary Drilling Rig jointed the groundbreaking ceremony on METRO Ben Thanh factory
On 28/8 morning, HCMC People’s Committee held a groundbreaking ceremony of urban railway (Metro) 1 Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien, elevated road from Ba Son Factory station (District 1) to Depot Long Binh (District 9). The project is expected to be completed by 2017, brought in operation in 2018. This project is the first tram line for the whole country and is considered as the turning point in changing means of transport of HCM City.
Attending the ceremony were the Minister of Transportation Mr. Dinh La Thang, Ambassador of Japan in Vietnam – Mr. Yasuaki Tanizaki, leaders of Ho Chi Minh and Binh Duong, the whole relevant departments, agencies and crowded people in the city.
Minister of Transportation Mr. Dinh La Thang, Leaders of HCM City pressed start button (Photo: ST)
The whole line has has 14 stations including 3 underground stations and 11 elevated stations.Total capital of the entire project is 47,000 billions from ODA of the Japanese government and a counterpart fund of the City.
This is a key project of HCMC in particular and the country in general, so that it requires very high technic, quality and progress of the system, especially machinery and equipment used in construction. With stable quality, high precision, large drilling depth and fuel saving, rotary drilling rig, provided by Thang Long TCE, was honered to be used in this project by Korea, Japan and Vietnam contractors. Especially in the groundbreaking ceremony of urban rail line No.1 in Ho Chi Minh City (Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien), the appearance of SANY drilling rig has recieved appreciation from consulting companies, contractors and also investors.
Some typical images::
(Officer of the construction contractors are checking SANY rotary drilling rig)
(Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang and HCM City leaders observe SANY machine)