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Cambodia's cement production unchanged in 2023

14 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Cambodia’s domestic cement production remained unchanged in volume in 2023 compared to a year before, reports the Cambodian Cement Manufacturing Association. Last year, the local cement production was about 8Mt, while the full production capacity of the existing   five cement factories is 9Mta. The Cambodian Cement Manufacturing Association stated, “In 2023, cement production and sales in Cambodia decreased slightly compared to 2022,” the association’s secretary-general Puth Chandarith ...

New plant adds 2Mta to Cambodia capacity

19 June 2023, Published under Cement News

A new 2Mta cement plant in the Oral district of Kampong Speu province in Cambodia is due to start production soon. According to the Khmer Times, Conch KT Cement has invested around US$263m in the new facility, which will take the total number of cement plants in the country to six.  The reopening of the economy following the pandemic has resulted in a boost in exports, construction and the real estate sector in Cambodia. The new plant is intended to help meeting growing demand in Cam...

Cambodia's cement producers output 7.7Mt in 11M22

04 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Cambodia's five cement factories produced 7.7Mt of cement in the January-November period of last year, according to a report from the Cambodian Cement Manufacturing Association (CCMA). Kampot Cement Co Ltd (SCG) was the largest producer at 2.2Mt, followed by Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp (CMIC) with 1.9Mt. Battambang Conch Cement Co Ltd (Conch) produced 1.6Mt, Cambodia Cement Chakrey Ting Factory Co Ltd (Huaxin) 1.1Mt and Thai Boon Roong Cement Co Ltd 0.88Mt, the report indicated....

Cambodia produces 1.5Mt of cement in 2M22

31 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Cambodia’s cement producers manufactured 1,524,248t of cement in January-February 2022, up by 2.1 per cent when compared with a production of 1,493,212t in the 2M21, according to Cambodia Cement Manufacturing Association (CMMA). Kampot Cement Co was leading the production rankings with an output of 420,736t, followed by Battambang Conch Cement Co with 349,500t and Chip Mong Insee Cement with 341,388t. Cambodia Cement Chakrey Ting Factory Co produced 217,656t while Thai Boon Roong ...

Feasibility study for Conch KT Cement plant in Kampong Speu completed

24 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Conch KT Cement Co Ltd has completed a feasibility study on a cement plant planned for northwestern Kampong Speu province in Cambodia and is now working on the legal procedures to break ground, according to Vei Samnang, the provincial governor. The project represents an investment of more than US$250m, financed by China. The ~2Mta plant will be located in Monorom village, Horng Samnam commune in the southeastern corner of Kampong Speu’s Oral district. Conch KT Cement Co is a joint ventur...

Siam City Cement Group signs biodiversity MoU with IUCN

21 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Group (SCCC Group) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have extended their partnership for another three years by formalising a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU will support the implementation of the INSEE Sustainability Ambition 2030 plan, targeting Net Positive Impact (NPI) on biodiversity at sites where SCCC Group operates. The goal of the partnership is to avoid and minimise biodiversity loss to the maximum extent possible. Ov...

Cambodian cement production reached 7.9Mt in 11M21

29 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Cambodia’s five cement factories produced 7.9Mt over the 11 months from January-November 2021, a slight decrease compared to the volume recorded in 2020, according to the Cambodian Cement Manufacturing Association. Puth Chandarith, secretary-general of the Cambodian Cement Manufacturing Association, said on Monday that the production of domestic cement during the January-November period was similar to last year due to the number of construction projects being put on hold due to the Covid-...

Chip Mong Ecocycle launches waste storage facility

01 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Chip Mong Ecocycle, a business unit of Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp (CMIC), inaugurated hazardous waste storage facilities at cement plant in the Banteay Meas district of Kampot province, Cambodia, on 29 November 2021. This is another important step in the company’s mission to provide a sustainable waste management solution for Cambodia.

Cambodia posts 49% fall in imports in 2020

27 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Cambodia saw the value of its cement imports fall 48.6 per cent YoY to US$66.25m in 2020, compared to US$128.86m in the previous year, according to the Ministry of Commerce. Imports of construction materials, such as steel and cement, declined during the year as the COVID-19 pandemic paused construction projects across the country, reports The Phnom Penh Post. The growth in domestic cement production, which advanced seven per cent YoY to 7.9Mt in 2020, is also a factor in the cement impor...

New 2Mta plant planned for Cambodia

19 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Cambodia’s Conch KT Cement (Phnom Penh) plans to build a US$263m cement factory in Aoral, Kampong Speu province, with a 2Mta capacity, according to the Phnom Penh Post. Conch KT Cement is a joint venture between China’s Conch International Holding (HK) Ltd and Battambang KT Cement. The joint venture currently operates another 2Mta facility in Ratanak Mondol district, which started up in 2018. Conch KT Cement’s feasibility study on the project is reportedly almost complete, as the compa...