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 […]

Yangon blighted by housing woes

There’s no doubt many Yangon residents want to own their own home in the city as soon as possible, especially those with families or planning to start one. But for many city folks, the prices of new housing units, even those classified as low-cost housing, are beyond their reach given the current state of the […]

Transparency in Delayed $2B Development Project Requested in Lower House

A $2 billion development project to be undertaken by the Ministry of Construction and a private company in Yangon was questioned in the Parliament’s Lower House on Tuesday over its lack of transparency. Despite the project agreement being signed two years ago, no start appears to have been made on it and the revenue-sharing deal […]

Myanmar Shipyards builds 528 new vessels, repairs 1,598 ships

Myanmar Shipyards under the Ministry of Transport said that 528 new ships were built and 1,598 ships were repaired up until August this year. Myanmar Shipyards was formed in 1970 as a state-owned enterprise and it has carried out construction and repairing processes of vessels as commercially since the beginning of 1976. “We built 528 […]

Department of highways, Ministry of Construction, Invitation for bid, Submission Date: 9 November 2018.

1. The Government of the Union of Myanmar has received a loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) towards the cost of “Regional Development Project for Poverty Reduction Phase 2 MY-P17”. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under the Contracts for the construction of […]

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 […]

MI signs MoU with foreign insurance companies for housing projects

Myanmar Insurance (MI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan, Germany and Malaysia to cooperate on insurance services for the construction of one million housing units to be developed by the Ministry of Construction, at Myanmar Insurance on August 28. Dr Sandar Oo, Managing Director of Myanmar Insurance said: “The country needs to develop […]

New bridge linking Mingalar Taung Nyunt and Dawbon to open next year

A new bridge that will link Mingalar Taung Nyunt and Dawbon townships will be opened early next year, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said. The New Tharketa bridge over Pazundaung Creek will be completed in February, JICA said in a statement. The construction of the bridge cost 3.36 billion yen (K41.88 billion). It is […]

Korean investments could kick start long-delayed construction of Dala Bridge

An industrial zone to be developed by the Yangon regional government and Myanmar Wooree Co, a South Korean firm, at the west bank of the Yangon River could be the impetus needed for construction of the much-touted Dala Bridge to commence. Once the bridge, which will connect downtown Yangon to the western side of town, […]

Request for expressions of interest, Flooding and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP), Submission Date: 31 August 2018.

IDA Credit 5889-MM Assignment Reference Number: C4-DOH-CS08 Assignment Title: International Road and Bridge Hydrologist Individual Consultant Position The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Band towards the cost of the Flood and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP). The Department of Highways (DOH) of the Ministry of Construction (MOC) who […]