Following the completion of the first breakthrough in the Cambodian power market in 2019 and the successful signing of the Westport Transmission and Transformation EPC project, China National Machinery Foreign Economic and Technical Cooperation Co., Ltd. (CMIC), a subsidiary of China National Machinery Corporation, has made persistent efforts and won the second power project in one fell swoop-Cambodia-Thailand border to Battambang Provincial 500kV power transmission and transformation EPC project.
On the morning of September 19, under the witness of Xiao Ping, Deputy General Manager of SINOMACH, Chairman and Secretary of the Party Committee of SINOMACH, as well as His Excellency Koratana, Assistant Minister of the Prime Minister of Cambodia and General Manager of EDC, Cambodia, CMIC General Manager Wang Weiguo and the project investor, Mr. Azuma, CEO of Cambodian SNTP, signed the project MOU. The project includes a 107-kilometer 500kV double-circuit four-split transmission line on the same tower from the border of Cambodia and Thailand to the substation in Battambang Province. The project value is 70.8 million US dollars and the construction period is two years after the contract takes effect. After the completion of the project, it will serve as the connection hub of the Cambodian-Thailand backbone network and undertake the important task of power interconnection between Cambodia and Thailand, which has extremely important strategic significance for the development of Cambodia's power.
Over the years, China National Heavy Machinery Co., Ltd., a sibling unit of CMIC, has sincerely cooperated with the Cambodian Electric Power Company to complete one important power transmission and transformation EPC project after another, making a significant contribution to the development of Cambodia’s electric power. The power company maintains a good relationship. The company and China Heavy Machinery have complemented each other's advantages and made progress hand in hand, opened a new chapter in the Cambodian power market with a new cooperation model, and established a brand image through high-quality project execution. It has won power project contracts for two consecutive years. The further rooting and development of the Cambodian market has laid a good foundation.