Thailand's Siam Group to establish Banten cement plant, Indonesia

Thailand's Siam Group to establish Banten cement plant, Indonesia
Published: 05 December 2012


Thailand’s largest cement producer Siam Cement Group plans to establish a cement plant in the Lebak district of Indonesia, Banten province, according to media reports. Banten is the westernmost province of Indonesia on the island of Java

"We project cement production to reach 6000tpa from PT Gama Group and Siam Cement Group which will operate as of 2013," chief of the Lebak District Integrated Licensing Service Office (KPPT) Hari Setiono told Antara News.

The KPPT chief said that the provincial administration is ready to provide support in the licensing procedures and security to the Siam Group.

The company has also recently reiterated its intention to build a cement plant in Myanmar. "SCG is planning to manufacture its main products in Myanmar and will open four retail stores in Yangon, Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw and one other major city. It will also expand its outlets in other locations,"  according to Country Manager, Soontornpol Veerapravati.