The Ministry of Construction, based on Table 1 of QCVN 16:2019/BXD, Clause 1 Article 3 of Decree No. 09/2021/ND-CP and Appendix I of Decision No. 1266/QD-TTg dated August 18th, 2020, affirms that a project investing in cement grinding plant belongs to the building material manufacturing industry. Read more
Accordingly, the execution of this project must comply with regulations on management of building materials.
According to Table 1 - List of group-2 products, goods of building materials at QCVN 16:2019/BXD, “cement” is considered to be “group-2 building material”. Read more
Accordingly, a project investing in cement grinding plant and cement packaging line is considered belonging to the building material manufacturing industry, therefore it has to comply with the regulations on management of building materials at Decree No. 09/2021/ND-CP .
According to Section 1.4.3 Part I of QCVN 16:2019/BXD promulgated together with No. 19/2019/TT-BXD, products, goods of building materials regulated at Table 1 Part 2 of this National Technical Regulation, when being sold in the market, must have the certificate of regulation conformity, the certificate of declaration of regulation conformity and/or the announcement of receipt of application for regulation conformity declaration of local Departments of Construction where organizations, individuals registered their business. Read more
Regarding procedures for registering the regulatory inspection of imported building materials, to carry out according to point 2c Clause 3 Article 1 of Decree No. 74/2018/ND-CP .
This Decree provides for managing development and production of building materials and use of building materials in construction works, ensuring safety, effectiveness, sustainable development, environmental protection and natural resource saving. Read more
Accordingly, for projects on construction of works for building material production, this Decree supplements the regulation according to which it is required to seek comments of the building material authority upon approving investment guidelines.
Domestically produced building materials must meet published standards when they are sold in the market. If national standards applied to building materials have not been available, it is required to meet internal standards.
With regard to imported building material, standards must be published or they have to meet national technical regulations (in case the building materials are managed under national technical regulations).
Works using by public investment funds and non-public investment state funds must use unbaked building materials, natural resource- and energy-saving and environment-friendly building materials and building materials domestically produced. The compulsory roadmap shall be introduced by the Prime Minister.
Works funded by other sources of capital are recommended to use the aforesaid building materials (not be compulsory)
Projects on construction of works for building material production whose investment guidelines were approved before the effective date of this Decree, it is not required to seek comments of building material authorities as prescribed in Article 6 of this Decree. Projects whose investment guidelines have not been approved, regulations set out in this Decree shall be complied with.
According to section 1.4.3 part 1 of QCVN 16:2019/BXD, when group 2 building materials are sold in the market, it is required to have the certificate of regulation conformity, the certificate of declaration of regulation conformity and/or the announcement of receipt of application for regulation conformity declaration of provincial Department of Construction where the company registered business. Read more
The aforesaid regulation also applies to group 2 building materials imported (regulated at table 1 part 2 of QCVN 16:2019/BXD).
Accordingly, group 2 building materials imported must register for quality examination and certification of regulation conformity, declaration of regulation conformity before they are sold in the market.
According to this Official letter, imported building materials after obtaining the Announcement of result of quality-related state inspection have to further carry out procedures for declaration of regulation conformity at provincial/multiple Departments of Construction. Read more
When building materials are sold in the market, it is required to have certificate of regulation conformity, the certificate of regulation conformity declaration and the announcement of receipt of application for regulation conformity declaration of Departments of Construction.
Regarding specification of sampling for quality inspection with regard to tubes and components, it is carried out according to the guidelines provide at Clause 7 Section VI Table 1 of QCVN 16:2019/BXD.
According to Section III.2 Table 1 Part 2 of Circular No. 19/2019/TT-BXD “Natural stone slabs” are group-2 building materials subject to technical-regulation conformity, technical-regulation declaration. Read more
The exemption from, reduction of quality inspection with regard to imported group-2 building materials now only is given to shipments meeting the conditions and procedures specified in Clause 3 Article 1 of Decree No. 74/2018/ND-CP .
Accordingly, imported building materials which have the same name, usage, brand, type, technical specifications, are made by a manufacturer, are of the same origin, etc. and, after 03 consecutive imports, gain the results of conformity with the national technical regulations, shall be exempt from quality inspection within a period of 02 years.
The application for certification of exemption from quality inspection shall be made according to Clause 3 Article 4 of Decree No. 154/2018/ND-CP and sent to the Department of Science and Technology - Ministry of Construction.
According to Clause 1.1.2 Section 1.1 Part 1 of QCVN 16:2019/BXD promulgated together with Circular No. 19/2019/TT-BXD, this Regulation does not apply to products, goods of building materials imported in the form of samples, sample goods, goods on display at exhibitions or fairs; goods temporarily imported for re-export without consumption and use in Vietnam, goods in transit. Read more
Accordingly, in case a company imports construction glass, if it belongs to the aforesaid exceptional entities, the company has to conduct the certification of regulation conformity according to QCVN 16:2019/BXD.
According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs’ opinions, “Cemguard fly ash” belongs to the List of hazardous waste substances promulgated together with Circular No. 36/2015/TT-BTNMT . Read more
Concurrently, cemguard fly ash is not on List of scraps allowed to be imported for use as production materials promulgated at Decision No. 73/2014/QD-TTg .
As the result, cemguard fly ash is prohibited from importing in any form according to Clause 9 Article 7 of the Law on Environment Protection.
According to Vietnam Environment Administration’s opinions, 2014 Law on Environment Protection prohibits the import, transit of waste substances from overseas countries in any form. In addition, cemguard fly ash is not on the List of scraps allowed to be imported as regulated at Decision No. 73/2014/QD-TTg . As the result, cemguard fly ash is banned from import. Read more
However, cemguard fly ash, ash, slag and gypsum derived in the territory of Vietnam from thermal power plants, chemical and fertilizer plants are allowable to be used for production of building materials under Decision No. 452/QD-TTg dated February 14th, 2017.
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