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Number of building projects up in 1H

The number of construction projects approved in Cambodia during the first half of the year increased 28 percent compared with the same period last year, amounting to a total value of around $4.9 billion, according to the latest figures from the Ministry of Land Management, ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/number-building-projects-1h

Construction industry sees 43 percent investment increase

Investment in Cambodia’s booming construction industry increased by 43.3 percent over the first four months of the year compared to the same period last year, according to data released by the Land Management Ministry on Tuesday. ...

Chhorn Phearun
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/130298-130298/

Building exhibition scheduled for Sept

The third edition of CAMBUILD, one of the country’s biggest international building and construction conferences, is scheduled for September 10-12 on Koh Pich. Three hundred participants are expected to exhibit at the event. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/building-exhibition-scheduled-sept

Cambodia sends 4,779 laborers abroad in Q1

Cambodia has dispatched 4,779 workers to Thailand, South Korea and Japan in the first three months of this year, according to a report from the Ministry of Labor on Friday. During the January-March period this year, the country sent 4, 100 workers to Thailand, 678 workers ...

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/782384.shtml#.UZmh4KKj2xA

Cambodia’s Economic Growth Will Help Poverty Reduction

Cambodia economic growth was 7.3 percent in 2012. Agriculture grew by 4.3 percent, crops by 4.9 percent, fisheries by 6.7 percent, industry by 9.2 percent, garment [sector] by 6.9 percent and the service industry by 8.1 percent, said Dr Hang Chuon Naron, Secretary of State ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Cambodian economy expected to grow 7 pct in 2013: official

Cambodia’s GDP is projected to grow by 7 percent this year even though the global economy remains fragile and high risk due to persisting sovereign debt crisis in Europe and sluggish economic recovery in the United States, a commerce official said Monday. Last Tuesday, the ...

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/755653.shtml

Cheap Cambodian sand reaches city

The scarcity of sand in the city has forced construction companies to import sand mined from the Mekong River in Cambodia. A consignment of sand from Cambodia has already reached the city. More consignments are likely. The importers are likely to use the sand for ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/cheap-cambodian-sand-reaches-city/article4082209.ece

Cambodia: Mineral, Metal and Fuel Resources

Cambodia, with a total population of 14,952,665 as of July 2010, is located in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos. The country mostly has a tropical climate and covers a total area of 181,035 km2 Cambodia’s key natural resources include ...

http://www.azomining.com/Article.aspx?ArticleID=216

Construction site mishap injures four

Four construction workers were injured, two seriously, when a wall dividing their building site from a school collapsed on them yesterday, police said, the latest in a string of mishaps in Cambodia’s burgeoning construction industry. The brick wall, between the site of an apartment complex being ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091958788/National-news/collapsed-brick-wall-hurts-four.html

Angkor Restorers ink first bargaining pact

Under the shade of Angkor’s canopies and twisted Banyan trees, more than 100 restoration workers watched yesterday afternoon as union delegates signed their first collective bargaining agreement, in what union advocates say should set a precedent for Cambodia’s construction industry. Over the past two years, the ...

Claire Knox and Mom Kunthear, P. 5
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012083158404/National-news/angkor-restorers-ink-first-bargaining-pact.html

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