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Offshore Myanmar contract goes to McDermott

POSCO International Corp. has awarded McDermott International, Inc. a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the Shwe Phase 3 gas field development offshore Myanmar, McDermott reported Tuesday. The scope of work under the contract includes FEED services for a new compression platform, a bridge link and modifications in existing platforms, McDermott notes in a written […]

Construction sites struggle as skilled workers head overseas

Daw Hay Mar, a trader, can only shake her head when talking about the high expenses she incurred in constructing a storage building and workers quarters because of poor workmanship. She said her nightmare started when she hired a group of construction workers in her neighbourhood for the job. Daw Hay Mar said the building […]

12 applications for first phase of Yangon highway project

The Ministry of Construction says it has received 12 prequalification applications for the Yangon Elevated Expressway Project (YEX) Phase 1. The deadline for submissions of prequalification applications was November 13, and the ministry has announced the companies or consortiums that submitted applications for the project. The companies/ consortiums are VINCI Highways from France, Team Korea […]

The Ministry of Construction, Department of Highways, Invitation to Pre-Qualify for the Yangon Elevated Expressway Public Private Partnership Project Phase 1 , Submission deadline: 30 October 2018.

September 7, 2018 Invitation to Pre-Qualify for the Yangon Elevated Expressway Public Private Partnership Project Phase 1 The Ministry of Construction (“MOC”) of the Union Government of Myanmar, coordinating with the Yangon Regional Government, is inviting interested parties to pre-qualify to undertake the design, engineering, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the first phase of […]

Kansai Electric and MHPS sign agreement for survey on power plant maintenance

The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (Kansai Electric) and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) concluded an agreement for a preparatory survey on power plant maintenance using state-of-the-art technologies such as IoT and AI in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 3 July. The work was contracted to the two companies by the […]

Hour-of-Code introduced at Myanmar’s biggest school

A global movement of computer programming for children named Hour-of-Code was introduced by the Myanmar STEM Education Association (MSEA) at the Practicing High School of Yangon University of Education in Kamayut township of Yangon on Tuesday. It was a first for students of government schools in Myanmar. The school, which is Myanmar’s largest, has 7200 […]

National Instrument: Kick-Starts Myanmar Operations with Academia

Matej Krajnc, NI’s managing director for Asean and ANZ, at an exclusive interview in Yangon with Myanmar Eleven. NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS (NI), a global provider of platform-based engineering systems, is intensifying its activities in Myanmar with the creation of new platforms for teaching and research for the academic segment. MatejKrajnc, NI’s managing director for Asean, Australia […]

EOI for International procurement specialist, Individual consultant, Closing Date 17 Nov 2017

Client: Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) Country: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Project: Myanmar Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project Loan No. 60800-MM Assignment Title: International Procurement Specialist Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): C4-CS1 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) in the form […]

NHAI awards first international highway project in Myanmar to Punj Lloyd-Varaha

The National Highway Authority of India has awarded its first international project in Myanmar to a joint venture of Punj Lloyd-Varaha. This is for the upgradation of the Yagyi–Kalewa section in Myanmar to two lanes with earthern shoulder in the engineering, procurement, and construction mode. An official statement said the 120-km-long project was estimated to […]

ATEC Expands to Myanmar to Offer CompEx Courses

Singapore-based ATEC Group has announced a joint venture with Cyprus-based Uniteam Training Limited to provide CompEx training and assessments in Yangon to tap the growing need for certified electrical and mechanical technicians in the country. CompEx (Competency in Ex atmospheres) is a global certification scheme for electrical and mechanical practitioners and designers working in potentially […]