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Increased iron, steel imports hint at construction sector revival

Cambodia imported iron and steel worth close to $168 million in the first four months of 2024, the General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) reported recently. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501504480/increased-iron-steel-imports-hint-at-construction-sector-revival/

Ministry Urges Review of Rural Road Techniques to Reduce Criticism

Ministry of Rural Development urges review of rural road construction techniques to ensure long-term quality and Reduce public criticism over previous cases of injections. ...

Hang Punreay
https://tinyurl.com/4bbfdm3d

MoU inked to develop green building certification tools

Leading Malaysia-based green building certification body, GreenRE Sdn Bhd, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with local construction organization, the Cambodia Green Building Council (CamGBC), to assist in developing green building certification tools for the Cambodian construction sector. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501493185/mou-inked-to-develop-green-building-certification-tools/

Ministry streamlines construction, land title registration mechanism

Representatives from the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC) have confirmed the overall progress of national land registry records at a recent construction sector forum and said that all Cambodian land titles nationwide will be recorded and digitized within the official land ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501485199/ministry-streamlines-construction-land-title-registration-mechanism/

Construction sees revival with $5 billion approved projects

Cambodia has seen more than $5 billion approved construction projects in 2023, as per data with CBRE Cambodia. This is a 79 percent increase compared to the previous year. ...

Rachel David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501480023/construction-sees-revival-with-5-billion-approved-projects/

Ministry achieves over 56% of road construction goals

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) had set a target of building and constructing 850 national and provincial roads with a length of more than 20,000 km by end 2023, with the roads been paved with rubber and concrete. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501447891/ministry-achieves-over-56-of-road-construction-goals/

Pay gap in construction sector attributed to ‘skill’

Approximately 35 per cent of Cambodia’s 250,000 construction workers are women, according to Sok Kin, president of the Building and Wood Workers Trade Union Federation of Cambodia (BWTUC). ...

Kim Sarom
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-in-depth/pay-gap-in-construction-sector-attributed-to-skill-

New interior ministry HQ inaugurated

The Ministry of Interior’s new headquarters was officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Hun Manet on November 6. The facility was completed in just under two years, at a cost of approximately $60 million. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-interior-ministry-hq-inaugurated

Restoration team shows commitment to restoring ancient temples using traditional techniques

The restoration team shows commitment to restoring ancient temples using traditional techniques, said the APSAR National Authority in a news release yesterday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501355642/restoration-team-shows-commitment-to-restoring-ancient-temples-using-traditional-techniques/

Construction of Techo International Airport over 50 percent completed

The construction of Techo International Airport is now over 50 percent complete for the first phase and is expected to put into operation in 2025. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501322882/construction-of-techo-international-airport-over-50-percent-completed/

Real estate and construction sector needs reform to thrive

A White Book on Real Estate & Construction 2023 has made a raft of recommendations to enable the sector to thrive, ranging from building co-ownership, hazardous materials regulations, financial regulations, transparency on property transfer, to stronger regulatory enforcement. ...

Rov Hongseng
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-real-estate-and-construction-sector-needs-reform-to-thrive

Koh Kong’s first int’l seaport set for launch

Koh Kong province’s first international seaport, invested in and developed by Koh Kong Port Management Co Ltd, is scheduled to launch in the second half of the year, as a number of linked infrastructure works reach completion, according to provincial governor Mithona Phoutong. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/koh-kongs-first-intl-seaport-set-launch

Construction contract inked for $1.5B Kampot port

Kampot Logistics and Port Co Ltd (KLP) on May 5 signed a construction contract with Chinese state-backed China Harbour Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC) for a $1.5 billion multi-purpose port in Kampot province’s Bokor town. ...

Post Staffs
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/construction-contract-inked-15b-kampot-port

Spending on capital’s new airport nears $700M: SSCA

Nearly $700 million has been spent on the new $1.5 billion Techo International Airport (TIA), the main construction work on which has reached 46 per cent as of March 31, motivated by positive tourism growth, according to a senior civil aviation official. ...

Rann Reuy
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/spending-capitals-new-airport-nears-700m-ssca

New International Airport in Siem Reap province project 90 percent complete

Construction of the Angkor Siem Reap International Airport is now 90 percent complete as the construction firm is accelerating its work so that the official launch can be held as planned in October. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501264311/new-international-airport-in-siem-reap-province-project-90-percent-complete/

Cambodia urges Thailand to expedite construction of border admn facility

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) of the Royal Government of Cambodia has urged its Thailand counterpart to expedite the construction of its administrative building at the Steung Bat-Ban Nong Ian International Border and prepare relevant documents so that both parties can open ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501242859/cambodia-urges-thailand-to-expedite-construction-of-border-admn-facility/

Sihanoukville to inject life into abandoned buildings

There are 400 abandoned  buildings in Sihanoukville and authorities want to do something about the eyesore. Preah Sihanouk Governor Kuoch Chamroeun said Sihanoukville has 1,006 high-rise buildings of which 359 were unfinished and abandoned. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501240334/sihanoukville-to-inject-life-into-abandoned-buildings/

Restoration work of West Top Temple to complete soon

APSARA National Authority in collaboration with the Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties of Japan is working to complete the restoration of the central tower of the West Top Temple in the next four to five months, announced the authority’s news release yesterday morning. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501236392/restoration-work-of-west-top-temple-to-complete-soon/

Restoration work on Angkor Thom’s Takav Gate completed

The restoration work on the Takav Gate in the western part of Angkor Thom temple in the famed Angkor Archeological Park in northwest Cambodia’s Siem Reap province has been 100 percent completed, the Apsara National Authority (ANA) said in a news release on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501235640/restoration-work-on-angkor-thoms-takav-gate-completed/

Techo International Airport construction progress on track

The construction of Cambodia’s new international airport has been on track on its construction progress, according to government officials and will soon be 50 percent completed. State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) spokesman and undersecretary of state Sin Chansereyvutha spoke to local news and gave ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501233376/techo-international-airport-construction-progress-on-track/

Restoration of Banteay Samre Temple’s terrace starts

The APSARA National Authority, in collaboration with the GIZ of Germany, has kick-started the restoration of the terrace of the Banteay Samre Temple in Siem Reap province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501227953/restoration-of-banteay-samre-temples-terrace-starts/

PP-Poipet high-speed train will cost $4b

Construction of the Phnom Penh-Poipet high-speed railway will cost more than $4 billion and take about four years to complete. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-pp-poipet-high-speed-train-will-cost-4b

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