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SCG hosts groundbreaking ceremony for Laos cement plant project

08 April 2015, Published under Cement News

SCG has hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Khammouane cement plant, its first cement plant in Laos. Present at the ceremony were Pichit Maipoom, President and Vice President - Operations, SCG Cement - Building Materials, Nithi Pattarachoke, Vice President - Domestic Market, SCG Cement - Building Materials, Chanson Senbouttalat, Deputy Minister, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Dr Sinnava Souphanouvong, Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines, Odai Sudaporn, V...

Bangladesh, Indonesia and Taiwan top Vietnamese importers

23 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh, Indonesia and Taiwan were the top importers of Vietnamese clinker and cement in the first two months of this year, the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade said. Bangladesh took the lead after importing 1.12Mt of cement worth US$43.19m from Vietnam in the period, while Indonesia came second with 559,188t worth US$27.2m and Taiwan ranked third with 170,296t worth US$7.39m. Next in line were the Philippines followed with 157,200t worth US$6.17m, and Laos with 59,255t wort...

Upbeat outlook for Siam Cement PLC

25 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Kasikorn Securities (Thailand) has reinitiated coverage of Thai conglomerate Siam Cement PLC with an 'Outperform' rating due to renewed optimism in domestic cement consumption and further improvement in its chemical business' profitability. The research house says the Thai cement industry is expected to resume its organic growth at about 6-7 per cent in 2015. “We believe that the industry has already passed the bottom with the government’s planned investment in major infrastructure projec...

Siam Cement Group plans greenfield Laos plant

01 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement Group, Thailand's largest industrial conglomerate, is set to construct a greenfield cement factory in Laos, president and chief executive Kan Trakulhoon, has revealed. The Bangkok Post reported that the board of directors have approved a plan to build the works with a cement capacity of 1.8Mta. The new plant, to be located in Khammouane province, will become operational in the second quarter of 2017.