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Firms invited to bid for upgrade of Yangon-Mandalay expressway

The Ministry of Construction will invite Expressions of Interest from the private sector for the upgrading of the Yangon–Mandalay Expressway, U Han Zaw, Minister of Construction said. The project is one of the 58 national development projects listed in the Myanmar Project Bank. The project involves upgrading the 524 -km expressway, currently the most important […]

Myanmar to Upgrade Urban Infrastructure in State Capitals, Border Town

YANGON—The Myanmar government is planning to upgrade basic infrastructure and enhance urban management of three major cities in Mon and Karen states that lie along Japan’s planned East-West Economic Corridor for the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). Minister of Construction U Han Zaw said Monday that his ministry will take a leading role in developing the […]

New Thanlyin-Bago-Kyaikhto highways proposed

The government is set to build new expressways connecting Yangon Region, Bago Region, and Mon State with assistance from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Asian Development Bank (ADB), a senior official of the Ministry of Construction has announced. Deputy Minister of Construction U Kyaw Lin said that work is expected to start soon […]

Construction of Yangon expressway to start in August: ministry

The Ministry of Construction (MOC) expects the first phase of construction of the Yangon Elevated Expressway (YEX) to commence by August, Deputy Director General U Kyi Zaw Myint said. The MOC released a final request for proposal for the development of phase 1 under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) to ten prequalified bidders on February […]

Green light given for Thai-backed industrial estate near Yangon

The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) has approved Thai developer Amata Group’s proposal to develop a smart industrial estate project in Yangon Region. Amata Group is a Thai-listed developer headquartered in Bangkok known for its work on industrial estates. A meeting of the Myanmar Investment Commission on October 21 approved the development and operation of the […]

US$1 billion smart city project kicks off with agreement

The government through the Ministry of Construction and Bangkok-based Amata Corp pcl signed a framework agreement on August 22 to jointly develop the Smart and Eco City located in East Dagon township, northeast of downtown Yangon. Although termed an industrial zone project, the US$1 billion Smart and Eco City’s first phase of 2,000 acres comprises […]

The sky’s the limit for Yangon’s new roads: An interview with Kyi Zaw Myint, Director General—Ministry of Construction.

Question: “First and foremost, what is in store for the future of transportation in Yangon? What are some of the goals of these proposed large scale projects and expressways?” Answer: “The Ministry of Construction, with goals to create new networks of transportation, plans to build two elevated highways: one within and one encircling Yangon city. […]

Work on foundation of Yangon-Dala bridge begins

Drilling work for installing bored piles on the Dala side of the Yangon-Dala bridge across the Yangon River was started on 28 June. The bridge is expected to be completed by December, 2022, according to the Bridge Department under the Ministry of Construction. The bridge will connect Bo Min Yaung street in Dala Township with […]

Invitation for tender, Build 2 new brides across Thanlwin River, Deadline: 18th July, 2019

REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT OF BRIDGE Reference No. ESIA DOB1-MOC (1) The Government of Myanmar (GoM) has received a grant aid from the People’s Republic of China to build a new 2-lane bridge on Thanlwin River in Kunlon Township of Shan State. In conformity to the Procurement Guidelines of […]

Contractors urged to settle outstanding debts to the Yangon government

The Yangon Region Government sold over 53 acres of land in Dagon Seikkan, Yangon to four companies to build precast factories for the construction of the Ayeyarwon-Yadana housing project at K225 million per acre in 2015-2016 . Although two firms have already paid, another two firms still owe over K2 billion, Daw Nilar Kyaw, minister […]