Butra HeidelbergCement (BHC) Sdn Bhd is one of the largest investment in the private sector for the non-oil and gas industry in Brunei Darussalam. To date BHC Sdn Bhd is proudly the first and sole producer of cement in Brunei Darussalam.
Commercial production of Brunei Cement first began in June 1996. Throughout the years, the plant has achieved to manufacture Ordinary Portland Cement to the highest grade of 62.5N according to BS12:1996 according to the requirements of the Ministry of Development, Brunei Darussalam. This grade is one of the highest quality available in the region.
BHC Sdn Bhd was first awarded certification of PBD / ISO9002: 1994 for its quality management system in December 1997. The company has subsequently upgraded its quality management system to PBD / ISO9001: 2000. In addition, the companyís environmental management system has been certified to ISO14001: 2004 and its Health & Safety management system certified to ISO18001: 1999. The company has also achieved compliance to the ISPS (International Ship and Port Security) Code, which became effective on 1 July 2004.
BHC Sdn Bhd is also committed to minimize the impact of its operations on the environment by means of a programme of continual improvement. In its effort to reduce plastic waste, BHC Sdn Bhd has used paper sacks instead of polypropylene sacks for its cement packaging since 2000.
With a production capacity of 500,000 tonnes per year, BHC Sdn Bhd is more than capable of meeting the demands of the still growing nation of Brunei Darussalam. Brunei Cement has become an integral player in our nation building by providing locally produced cement with better quality and better strength. BHC Sdn Bhd is proud to be a part of our nationís progress, and to continue to build a great future for many more generations to come.