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Proposed rice storage facility to boost capacity

A proposal for a massive warehouse and silo that has attracted two Chinese investors aims to fill the Kingdom’s conspicuous gap in paddy rice storage capacity, which still falls 60 percent short of the level needed for the country to achieve its goal of 1 ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/proposed-rice-storage-facility-boost-capacity

Study on how to boost rice storage

A feasibility study into the possibility of establishing a series of warehouses and kiln for rice farmers is exploring how to improve the quality of storage in the industry. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/39870/study-on-how-to-boost-rice-storage/

Cambodian, Thai companies ink deal to build 50 mln USD rice mill

Cambodia’s Soma Group and Thailand’s C.P. Intertrade on Thursday signed a joint-venture agreement to build a sophisticated rice milling and refining factory in the western Kampong Speu province of Cambodia. The deal was inked between Sok Puthyvuth, chief executive officer of Soma Group, and Prasit Damrongchietanon, ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=225245

New rice body gets president

The newly formed Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF), an organisation aimed at uniting the entire rice sector under one representative body, will be headed by Sok Puthyvuth, son of Deputy Prime Minister Sok An. Puthyvuth, who is also CEO of SOMA Group, a multifaceted business that includes ...

Chan Muyhong and Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-rice-body-gets-president

Secretariat of Civil Aviation to ‘swap’ headquarters

The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) has swapped its headquarters on Norodom Boulevard and will move to a location adjacent to Phnom Penh International Airport by next year, civil aviation officials confirmed Tuesday. Sinn Chanserey Vutha, deputy director-general of the SSCA, said construction on the ...

Khy Sovuthy and Joshua Wilwohl
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/secretariat-of-civil-aviation-to-swap-headquarters-57076/

Rice husk to power agriculture

Cambodia-based SOMA Energy will construct two bio-mass power-generating plants that convert rice husks into electricity to supply Cambodian farmers working in the provinces. SOMA energy, a subsidiary of SOMA group, has invested nearly $3 million in the construction of the plants, one of which is located ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-husk-power-agriculture

Vendors: food prices rise before Khmer New Year

The price of meat will be higher during Khmer New Year, with prices rising between 2,000 riel and 3,000 riel ($0.50 and $0.75) per kilogram, according to vendors. Som Sreymom, a pork vendor at Kandal market, said the price of pork would hit as much as ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013041265052/Business/vendors-food-prices-rise-before-khmer-new-year.html

$20m mill will lift rice exports

Cambodian company Soma Group has signed a joint-venture agreement with Thai-based CP Intertrade to build and operate a $20 million rice mill that will process fragrant rice for export. Industry insiders say the mill will increase Cambodia’s rice export capacity and boost the Kingdom’s ability to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013012460970/Business/20m-mill-will-lift-rice-exports.html

Waste to Watt

In an outbuilding at Lok Sear’s rice milling operation in Kandal province, two four-meter-high cylindrical machines vibrate and hum as the occasional chicken and duck pecks near the concrete blocks holding them up. While they do both feature a thinck band of aluminium around their ...

http://etmcambodia.com

GE Engines to power Cambodian rice husk power project

GE Energy has signed a contract with Cambodian industrial conglomerate Soma Group to supply two of its engines to power a biomass gasification facility. Soma Group’s Hak Se mill biomass gasification project is located in Cambodia’s rural rice milling region Kamphong Cham, and reinforces a 2011 ...

http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/7870/ge-engines-to-power-cambodian-rice-husk-power-project

Forum breaks ice, yet more time needed

Long-time foreign members of the Cambodian business community said the US-ASEAN Business Forum, held on Friday in Siem Reap, was largely successful in setting the country in the sights of America businesses, but multinational corporations will need more time in the Kingdom before nailing down ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071657431/Business/forum-breaks-ice-yet-more-time-needed.html

Rice husk power plant deal signed

Cambodia’s Soma Group yesterday signed a US$3-million deal with Indian company Ankur Scientific, the largest biomass-to-energy company in India, to construct a 1.5-megawatt rice husk power plant in Kampong Cham province. ...

http://www.etmcambodia.com/blog.php?article=503

China, Cambodia Ink 29 Agreements for Economic and Trade Ties

The relations between People’s Republic of China and Cambodia have become closer in the way of culture, in which China is the most important strategic development partner in improving Cambodia’s economic growth through both financial and technical grant aids,” Mr. Eang Sophalet, assistant to Samdech ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Chinese firm seeks rice from the Kingdom

Sino Grain, a Chinese agriculture company, has come to Cambodia seeking to import milled rice to China. Minister of Commerce Cham Prasidh has encouraged the company to invest in Cambodia by building a rice processing plant in the country and not merely exporting grain. A ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011071450369/Business/chinese-firm-seeks-rice-from-the-kingdom.html

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