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POOR BUILDING SAFETY CAN HAMPER ECONOMIC GROWTH
POOR BUILDING SAFETY CAN HAMPER ECONOMIC GROWTH

The deadly Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh in April last year that took over 1,100 lives has had an impact on Bangladesh’s economy. Buyers like Walt Disney have stopped production in the South Asian country over safety concerns and possible damage to their brands. Poor safety standards in several developing countries have many international companies looking anew at where they produce. Cambodia is one of the developing world’s major apparel production centers and also Read More


GO AHEAD AND BUILD ? BUT BE AWARE OF  FINANCIAL TR
GO AHEAD AND BUILD ? BUT BE AWARE OF FINANCIAL TR

The Cambodian building industry is flourishing and construction sites seem to pop up every day, especially in Phnom Penh. Private, public and foreign investment groups realize that now is the time to build and invest here. Labor and local materials are still considered cheap and accessible, which is good for the building industry. So yes, go ahead and join the investors, but watch out – there are many pitfalls that might turn your dream project into a nightmare. Start by asking yoursel Read More


A COAT TO COOL BUILDINGS
A COAT TO COOL BUILDINGS

Cambodia’s perpetually warm climate brings many benefits – tourists, long growing seasons, tropic fruits – it also means building owners are faced with big cooling bills. But reflective insulation, like that supplied by Tashen Green Tech, can keep temperatures in the comfort zone at an affordable price. Heat gain in buildings mainly comes from solar radiation, and 75 percent of that comes through a structure’s roof. Roofs and walls absorb external heat radiation and c Read More


INSTALLING THE RIGHT FIRE SAFETY SYSTEM
INSTALLING THE RIGHT FIRE SAFETY SYSTEM

While fire safety system are crucial to preventing or extinguishing fires in buildings and thereby saving lives, installation can vary depending on the type of structure. It’s important to know what’s right for what kind of structure. According to Kien Nareth, mechanical and electrical manager at Canadia Bank, it’s important to analyze the fire safety system that is the best fit for your building and the exact technical requirements before beginning installation. Those Read More


BOSCH PARTNERS WITH MENG LENG EAV TO EXPAND MARKET
BOSCH PARTNERS WITH MENG LENG EAV TO EXPAND MARKET

The Bosch Group, the leading global supplier of power tools and accessories from Germany, in late April partnered with Cambodian dealer Meng Leng Eav to expand its sales in Cambodia. The partnership means Meng Leng Eav Co. Ltd., one of the Kingdom’s biggest power tool and agricultural machinery dealers, can now distribute Bosch products in Cambodian markets at its own sales centers or sub-dealers around the country.  According to Bui Anh Tuan, Bosch’s sales director Read More



BANGKOK TO HOST TWO NEW BUILDING EXPOS IN 2014
BANGKOK TO HOST TWO NEW BUILDING EXPOS IN 2014

In line with strong regional construction growth, Bangkok will introduce two new building expos this year to serve as platforms to promote the construction industry. the two shows, Concrete Expo Asia 2014 and Construction Materials Expo Asia 2014, will be held concurrently at Bangkok’s Impact Exhibition and Convention Centre on September 18-20.  They are part of Thailand’s Construction & Building Technology Week (CBT), a series of five exhibit Read More


THE VALUE OF GOOD DESIGN SERVICES
THE VALUE OF GOOD DESIGN SERVICES

Q&A: THE VALUE OF GOOD DESIGN SERVICES It happens far too often in Cambodia: build-find faults-demolish-build again-find other faults tear it down again. It’s a nightmare for all involved, and usually a result of buildings going up without owners using expert architectural and design services. These projects almost never come in on budget or on schedule. Many project owners complain about the headaches and cost overruns, but still too many are reluctant to hire professionals sinc Read More


CHHOUK CHHAY HORNG ? A LIFE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
CHHOUK CHHAY HORNG ? A LIFE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

Many people feel trapped in jobs that are routine and uninteresting, but Chhouk Chhay Horng is not one of them. The head of the Civil Engineering and Architectural Department at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) has spent more than three decades in his field, and he still finds it fascinating. Born in Kandal province in 1956, Chhay Horng’s first job was teaching at a local public school. But his life changed when he won a government scholarship to study civil engineering in Read More


Over 600 road lines restored by end 2017
Over 600 road lines restored by end 2017

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