Yangon-Dala bridge construction to begin after tender process; says Union Construction Minister

Construction works will kick off on the Yangon-Dala Bridge following a tender for companies to build it, Union Minister for Construction U Win Khaing told the Pyithu Hluttaw yesterday, adding that the planned construction of the bridge is set for completion during the 2020- 2021 FY. The selected axis for construction of the bridge connecting […]

Building code to shore up rickety construction sector

Construction projects in Myanmar will soon be regulated under a national building code. The Myanmar [Myanmar] National Building Code, designed to ensure procedural safety and combat embezzlement, is currently being drafted, according to Than Myint, chairman of the Committee for Quality Control of High-rise Building Projects (CQHP). Than Myint, speaking at the Myanmar Construction Seminar […]

Indonesia Wijaya Karya team up with UMG to explore Myanmar

Indonesian publicly listed construction company PT Wijaya Karya will set up a joint venture company with Myanmar’s United Mercury Group (UMG) to help expand its business overseas. Wijaya Karya foreign affairs department manager Destiawan Soewarjono said on Thursday they would construct a precast factory and work on big infrastructure projects in Myanmar through the joint […]