IFC Approves Support for Controversial Tycoon’s Mandalay Cement Project

The World Bank’s private sector lending arm the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has given the go ahead to support a multi-million dollar plan to expand a cement factory in Mandalay Region, operated by the Shwe Taung Conglomerate. The firm’s chairman, Aik Htun, had been alleged by US authorities to have had ties to the drug […]

Expression of Interest in Consulting Services for Disaster Risk Management Project. Closing Date 17 August 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list MYANMAR South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project Project ID. P160931 Assignment Title: Component 2 Preparation of Detailed Engineering Designs and Bidding Documents for Drainage Infrastructure Improvements for the 6 Downtown Townships of Yangon (Lanmadaw, Latha, Pabedan, Kyauktada, Botahtaung and Pazundaung) and Construction Management and Supervision of the […]

World Bank Arm Defends Mandalay Cement Factory Project Amid Civil Society Opposition

Following an open letter sent to the World Bank’s President Jim Kim by a coalition of community-based organizations opposing a proposed plan to support the expansion of a cement plant in Mandalay Region and the coal mine that fuels it, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) maintains that the project is worthwhile. The open letter was […]

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES– FIRMS SELECTION) Credit No.: IDA 55590, Reference No.: C3.3 Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project, Closing date 9 June 2016

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Assignment Title: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) and Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) Monitoring and Reporting during Construction for the AIRBM Project The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of […]

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project Credit No.: IDA 55590, Reference No.: C3.3

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Assignment Title: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) and Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) Monitoring and Reporting during Construction for the AIRBM Project The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of […]

Offshore block winners announced

The Ministry of Energy today announced the winners of the highly anticipated tender to explore gas and oil in 20 offshore blocks, a list that includes several global firms including Royal Dutch Shell, US-based ConocoPhillips and France’s Total. Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) invited tenders for 30 offshore blocks in April, attracting interest from […]

Coal-fired power station project to halt if gov’t disapproves

YANGON—Kaung Myat Thaw Myay Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Myanmar’s conglomerate Asia World, said it would halt a project to build several coal-fired power plants in Kungyangun Township if the government does not approve, according to the project’s general manager. The company organized a meeting with residents of the project area at Thaungkon Village on […]

MINISTRY OF ELECTRIC POWER: Invitation to the private investors who are willing to invest in electricity generation

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Invitation to the private investors who are willing to generate the electricity by implementing hydropower projects and coal-fired thermal power projects 1. The private companies which are willing to generate the electricity by implementing hydropower projects and coal-fired thermal power projects, are invited to participate in developing power […]