Fire destroys a cement factory in Kyaukse

THE Two Rhino cement plant was damaged by fire early Wednesday morning in Kyaukse township. Firefighters attacked the blaze with 13 fire engines with help from the factory workers. Nobody was injured in the blaze. The fire destroyed one warehouse on the site. Police have taken action against the manager of the warehouse. Source: Global […]

SCG invests US$ 400 million to build cement factory

Thailand’s Siam Cement Group is investing $ 400 million to construct the cement factory in Mawlamyine, Mon State. The construction of the factory is expected to complete in the middle of 2016. “The priority we are focusing this moment is to manufacture cement and later cement related products such as ready mixed concrete and precast […]

Chinese firm claims Hpa-an locals support cement factory project

Myanmar Jidong Cement Company, a subsidiary of Chinese multinational giant Tangshan Jidong, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of cement, has countered claims that local communities in Karen State capital Hpa-an are opposed to their building a factory in the area, saying it has the support of the people, and that it intends building the […]

Myanmar Government names firms to run joint venture for state-owned cement plants

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The government has chosen thirteen companies, including firms from Thailand and Germany, to establish a joint venture for state-owned cement plants, according to the Ministry of Industry. The Ministry had offered tender to both local and foreign firms […]

India’s Ramco to establish a cement factory in Myanmar

India-based Ramco Company is planning to establish a cement factory in Myanmar, expecting a market stake of 25% in 2014, according to an official from Green Hardwood Enterprise Limited. “Our company has been jointly working with Agro Coro International Pte. Ltd to import cements from Ramco for six months. We are now in discussions with […]