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Gov’t approves $9B worth of building projects in 2019

The government has approved more than $9 billion this year for capital investment in the construction sector, a nearly 80 per cent increase on last year, with most of the growth coming from projects in Sihanoukville, according to Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/govt-approves-9b-worth-building-projects-2019

Casino investment boosts Kingdom’s construction sector

Increasing casino investment has brought the construction sector to provinces along Cambodia’s borders, World Bank (WB) senior economist for Cambodia Ly Sodeth said on Wednesday. In the latest WB Cambodia Economic Update (CEU) report published on Wednesday, Sodeth said that the construction sector has boomed in Banteay ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/casino-investment-boosts-kingdoms-construction-sector

Ministry: Construction workers must upskill

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training official Teang Sak on Wednesday urged the private sector to work with the government in improving the skills of workers to meet the needs of the fast-growing construction sector. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-construction-workers-must-upskill

Parties urged to resolve dispute over construction disturbance

The 20 families had filed a complaint with the authorities against Company China Construction, which was legally authorised to build a 52-storey building in Chamkarmon district’s Tonle Bassac commune in Phnom Penh. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parties-urged-resolve-dispute-over-construction-disturbance

Apsara raises concerns over illegal construction in Angkor

The Apsara National Authority expressed concern over illegally built structures along Siem Reap’s Angkor resort area. Apsara National Authority spokesman Long Kosal told The Post on Monday that many residents of the Angkor resort area, who had requested building permits from the Apsara National Authority, ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/apsara-raises-concerns-over-illegal-construction-angkor

Chip Mong commences Park Land 50M project

Chip Mong Land, one of the Kingdom’s leading construction developers, has launched the “Park Land 50M” residential project. The project broke ground on Thursday in Dangkor district’s Prey Sar commune along the capital’s second ring road, which – hence the name – is 50m wide. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chip-mong-commences-park-land-50m-project

Fifteen years' jail for construction deaths under new law

King Norodom Sihamoni has signed off on a new law that will see unlicensed construction company officials punished with a maximum of 15 years in prison if a worker is to die due to negligence. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fifteen-years-jail-construction-deaths-under-new-law

Construction boom adding fuel to the fire

The government needs to further invest in fire disaster management as the Kingdom enjoys a multi-billion-dollar boom in the construction industry, a fire prevention expert said. As high-rises continue to mushroom in the capital, fire disaster management may not be properly equipped to respond to ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/construction-boom-adding-fuel-fire

Investment in construction hits $6.5 billion: Ministry

Investment in construction in the Kingdom reached a new high during the first nine months of the year, amounting to $6.5 million, according to the latest government report. From January to September, investment in the sector grew by 34.7 percent compared with the same period last ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50652396/investment-in-construction-hits-6-5-billion-ministry/

Ministry report notes drop in number of construction workers

The Land Management Ministry has released a report which says the number of workers in the construction sector during the first nine months of this year has dropped by more than 30 percent when compared to the same period last year. However, its findings are being ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50651594/ministry-report-notes-drop-in-number-of-construction-workers/

Cambodia’s construction sector remains strong

Cambodia’s construction sector continues to grow given the gradual increase of investments in the sector and large imports of construction materials into the country, according to the latest report released on Thursday by the World Bank. The World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific Economic Update predicted ...

Realestate.com.kh staff

Assembly passes construction bill

The National Assembly unanimously approved the Draft Law on Construction on Monday. It is meant to strengthen the management of building projects and consists of 22 chapters and 111 articles. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/assembly-passes-construction-bill

Ministry to ‘secretly’ inspect national road constructions

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport announced it will “secretly inspect” Cambodian roads to ensure their quality meets the Kingdom’s standards. Pal Chandara, secretary of state and spokesman for the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, said a newly formed working group would inspect ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-secretly-inspect-national-road-constructions

S’ville buildings to be levelled

Fourteen building projects in Preah Sihanouk province were ordered to be demolished after a working group found their construction had failed quality inspections, provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun said. Another 70 of 500 projects in the province, he said, are under scrutiny after having recently been ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sville-buildings-be-levelled

Committee inspects hundreds of projects

Provincial Hall spokesman Kheang Phearom recently revealed that Land Management Ministry and provincial officials have reviewed the permits and safety standards of nearly 300 construction projects in Preah Sihanouk. Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered for the creation of the Committee for the Inspection of Quality ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50635601/committee-inspects-hundreds-of-projects/

Government discusses new draft law aimed at construction safety

Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara on Thursday met for talks with members of the Supreme Council of Consultation and Recommendations over a draft law aimed at ensuring quality and safety in construction. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-discusses-new-draft-law-aimed-construction-safety

Ministry orders demolition of Sihanoukville building

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction ordered a nine-storey building in Sihanoukville’s Mittapheap district to be demolished after deeming it technically inadequate and of poor quality. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-orders-demolition-sihanoukville-building

Ministry to blacklist road companies failing to uphold technical standards

The Transport Minister yesterday warned road repair companies that they will be blacklisted from bidding on future public projects if they fail to uphold technical standards in their work. Transport Minister Sun Chanthol yesterday met with contractors and technical inspection companies to discuss the improvement of ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50631407/ministry-to-blacklist-road-companies-failing-to-uphold-technical-standards/

Sihanoukville buildings encroaching on pavement demolished

Sihanoukville authorities demolished two buildings on Wednesday that encroached on the pavement, dismantled seven canvas structures and dug up five stone terraces after their owners failed to comply with repeated instructions to remove the obstructing structures themselves. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-buildings-encroaching-pavement-demolished

Influx of Chinese business travelers, investors to Cambodia drives construction boom

Cambodia’s economy has seen an influx of business investors from China, which has driven demand for housing and hospitality services in the Southeast Asian nation. Two million Chinese visited the country last year, an increase of around 67 per cent from 2017. They represented the ...

Martin Choi
https://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/3020644/influx-chinese-business-travellers-investors-cambodia-drives

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