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Siam Cement Group plans to expand products and services in Cambodia

12 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement Group (SCG) plans to expand new service solutions and retail operations in Cambodia to tap opportunities in the country's growing construction industry and changing consumers' behaviour. According to, SCG's Managing Director of Kampot Cement plant, Somwang Manpimonchai, “Our target this year in Cambodia is to maintain existing businesses which produce and sell our products, and to add new service solutions and introduce retail or B2C to the market." As part of a five-year pla...

SCG Cambodia's revenues rise 15% on strong construction actvity

07 February 2019, Published under Cement News

SCG Cambodia, a subsidiary of the Siam Cement Group, yesterday announced that revenue from sales in 2018 grew by 15 per cent, rising to US$396m. Revenue from sales in 4Q18 reached US$96m, SCG Cambodia said. Cambodia Constructors Association General Manager, Chiv Sivpheng, said demand for construction materials has been rising annually as the kingdom's construction industry grows. With increasing population and urbanisation, Mr Sivpheng said the construction industry is expected to continue ...

Bright start, bright future

23 January 2019, Published under Cement News

With a rapidly-expanding construction sector, Cambodia’s need for cement going forward seems assured. For cement producers it is a call to build new cement plants and increase market share. One company that has recently expanded its production potential is Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp, entering its new Touk Meas plant into service. By Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp, Cambodia. Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp’s 1.8Mta cement plant is located in Touk Meas, Kampot province, Cambodia With a...

Chip Mong Cement satisfied with Gebr Pfeiffer mill order

18 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfeiffer reports that three of its vertical mills are producing cement at Chip Mong Group in Cambodia to the customer's complete satisfaction. The German engineering company claims that these are the most modern vertical mills in the world, and that the MVR mill comes with unique features. The cement mill in Cambodia, for example, is equipped with a MultiDrive ® , which is designed with four drive modules. This drive system with an installed power of 7200kW ensures a redundant operati...

Battambang Conch Cement inaugurates plant in Cambodia

01 June 2018, Published under Cement News

 The Battambang Conch Cement Co Ltd inaugurated its US$230m plant in Battambang province, Cambodia, on Thursday. The facility was constructed within 18 months and is expected to have a total production capacity of 5000tpd, according to the Phnom Penh Post. "Our cement factory, together with others in the industry, can supply the market’s needs and compete with imported cement on quality and price," said Vinh Hour, company CEO. While cement currently costs US$90/t, Mr Hour was optimist...

New plant to become operational in Cambodia

12 March 2018, Published under Cement News

A new 1.7Mta cement plant is expected to come online on Friday in Battambang province, according to Cambodian Mines and Energy Minister, Suy Sem. While the factory's name remains undisclosed, the only upcoming project with that capacity is the joint venture between China-based Conch International Holdings (HK) Ltd and Battambang KT Cement Co Ltd. Construction of the works began in October 2016 on 100ha of land in Rattanak Mondul district, and represents an investment of approximately US$2...

Ministry of Commerce: Cambodia will not ban cement imports

16 February 2018, Published under Cement News

The spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce, Seang Thai reported that Cambodia imported 1.9Mt of cement in 2016 and the opening of the country's largest cement factory last week will still not lessen the need for cement imports. "Cement imports are still highly important for construction, because our cement supply is not sufficient to meet construction growth," Seang Thai said. “We are part of a free market now, and we have to build up our capacity to compete in this market – we cannot ban...

New plant to open in Cambodia

03 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Chip Mong Insee Cement Corporation plans to have its 2Mta plant in Kampot province fully operational early this year, according to Khmer Times. The company signed a partnership agreement with Citic Heavy Industries Company in 2016 to build the plant for US$262m. “It will produce two kinds of cement: Camel and Diamond Insee cements,” said Suy Sem, Minister of Mines and Energy in Cambodia. The total cement demand within Cambodia is expected to reach 5Mta within this year.

Cambodia will cap cement plants at five

19 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Cambodia is in the middle of a cement capacity expansion programme, but a state official has announced that the country's government will not offer more than the five cement production licences for the plants that will be operational by the end of the year. The licence cap only applies to production facilities. While companies must obtain production licences from the Ministry of Industry, quarry permits are issued by the Ministry of Mines and Energy, according to Phnom Penh Post. "W...

Cambodia plant set to begin operations at year-end

28 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Battambang Conch Cement, a joint venture between Cambodia’s Battambang KT Cement and Conch International Holdings, is set to begin operations of its 1.8Mta cement plant in Battambang province at the end of the year. “The official commission of the plant will be in December,”  the Khmer Times (Cambodia) quoted Sie Mengnang, an administrative officer in Battambang Conch Cement, as saying. “Currently about 70 per cent of construction has been completed,” he added.