Toyo Construction, JFE to build port in Myanmar

TOKYO — Toyo Construction and JFE Engineering have received an order from the Myanmar government to build port facilities in a special economic zone near Yangon. The order, valued at about 14 billion yen ($117 million), was awarded to the Japanese companies via competitive bidding. The project will be funded by Japan’s official development assistance […]

Yangon to Get First Waste-to-Energy Plant by 2017

The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) will build a small waste-to-energy plant worth $16.2 million in cooperation with Japan, a top official said. Construction of the machine, which has the capacity to burn 60 tonnes of trash, will start this month, said U Aung Myint Maw, deputy director of Environment and Cleaning Department, YCDC. The […]

Japan’s JFE Engineering targets Yangon’s water quality woes

TOKYO — JFE Engineering will build a water treatment demonstration plant outside Yangon, looking to supply bottled water to Myanmar’s largest city, which is plagued with water quality problems. The unit of Japan’s JFE Holdings will break ground this month on the facility, to cost 40 million yen ($331,072). It will come online in early […]