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Sarawak signs MoU with two cement producers

17 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Sarawak’s cement industry is set to expand with the arrival of YTL Cement Bhd and SCG International (Thailand). Innocement Sdn Bhd, a joint venture between Sarawak’s Economic Development Corp and Bintulu Development Authority, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the two cement producers on 14 July 2023, reports The Star.  Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg, premier of Sarawak, said the MoU is part of plans to strengthen Sarawak’s cement supply chain and ensure supply reliabili...

CMS to benefit from Pan Borneo Highway construction

25 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Construction of the Pan Borneo Highway in Malaysia is expected to boost demand for construction materials including an additional million tonnes of cement. Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS), which is the sole cement producer in the country’s largest state, will be the main beneficiary of the mega highway project. "It is estimated that the project would need up to a million tonnes of cement over the course of the construction of the Pan Borneo Highway [in Sarawak], said Richard Curtis, manag...

CMS addresses cement Sarawak shortage, Malaysia

19 July 2012, Published under Cement News

CMS Cement, Sarawak’s sole cement producer, has assured that the current shortages being experienced by the construction industry in Miri will be resolved by next week. Sarawak is situated on the island of Borneo and is one of two states, with Sabah, comprising what is referred to as East Malaysia. Sarawak is Malaysia’s largest state with around 37 per cent of the total land mass and has a population of 2.4m. Othman Abdul Rani, head of CMS’s cement division, said the shortage was large...

No restrictions to Sarawak imports, Malaysia

04 April 2012, Published under Cement News

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry has confirmed that there is no restriction on the import of cement into the Malaysian state of Sarawak, the Borneo Post writes. The ministry stated that importers intending to bring volumes into the state only need to apply for a certificate of approval from the Construction Industry Development Board. The ministry also said that there was no restriction on proposals for new investments in integrated cement projects in any part of the co...