Building code changes still pending

A number of amendments to Myanmar’s National Building Code are still pending approval, as the existing rules are deemed unsuitable for high-rise developments. A group of experts has drawn up a bill of additional amendments, which was completed in July and has been submitted to the Ministry of Construction (MoC), according to U Khin Maung […]

Singapore’s Surbana Jurong JV builds local capacity

Singapore’s Surbana International Consultants will have a greater capacity to bid for large scale projects in Myanmar, following its recent merger with Jurong International Holdings, according to Gareth Wong, general manager of Surbana in Myanmar. Both companies were formerly part of the Singaporean government – Surbana was formerly under the Housing & Development Board (HDB) […]