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Specific Procurement Notice, National Electrification Project, Closing Date 4th March 2019

Date :  1st February, 2019 Invitation for Bids IDA, Credit No: 5727-MM Contract Title: Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Adaptation Villages in Mandalay for National Electrification Project Reference No: MOEE-NEP/C1-W14/19 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the National Electrification Project, and […]

VPower’s Myingyan plant to start operation next year

Hong Kong-listed VPower Group inked a deal with the government to operate a rental power project in Mandalay Region. The company signed a power purchase agreement with the Ministry of Electricity and Energy’s Electric Power Generation Enterprise to run a 90MW gas engine power plant in Myingyan for five years. The company said it plans […]

Sembcorp starts commercial operation of 225-MW Myanmar power plant

SEMBCORP Industries on Wednesday announced that its 225-megawatt gas-fired Sembcorp Myingyan Independent Power Plant (IPP) in Mandalay, Myanmar, has successfully commenced full commercial operation following its first phase operation in May this year. The approximately US$300 million power plant uses advanced combined-cycle gas turbine technology that maximises power output while minimising emissions. With the successful […]

Gas power plant in Mandalay to be ready by next February

The National Infrastructure Holding-led consortium (NIHC), comprising of three firms, will construct a 145MW gas power plant in Kyaukse township, Mandalay Region, according to consortium. The tender was launched by the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) in March 2018 and NIHC consortium was awarded the tender last month, Director Daw Yi Yi Htwe from […]

Mandalay Government to Spend K4b for Staff Housing

Mandalay regional government will spend nearly K4 billion for a mega-housing project in eight townships for civil servants starting mid-2018 to meet staff housing requirements, an Urban and Housing Development official told The Myanmar Times. The construction plan is part of regional government’s plan to be implemented during the interim-budget period before fiscal year 2018-2019 starts on […]

China-Myanmar gas power plant to be completed on schedule in 2018

A combined-cycle gas power plant in Thaketa Township will begin operations as scheduled in the first quarter of 2018, according to a statement released by General Electric (GE) earlier this month. The plant will be powered by GE’s renowned F-class gas turbines, producing 106 megawatts of energy when complete in 2018. A joint venture between […]

Invitation To Bid for Construction and Installation of Small-Scale Water Infrastructure in the Dry Zone of Myanmar. Pre-bid Conference on 12 July 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list For the Provision of Construction and Installation of small-scale water infrastructure in the Dry Zone of Myanmar (Shwebo, Monywa, Myingyan, Nyaung U and Chauk) Project: Addressing Climate Change Risks on Water Resources and Food Security in the Dry Zone of Myanmar United Nations Development Programme (June, 2017) Section […]

Gas-fired plant in Mandalay to operate with BOT agreement

The biggest gas-fired power plant, with a capacity of 225 megawatts, will start operations in December this year in the Taungtha and Myingyan district in Mandalay Region, a senior official from the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE), told The Myanmar Times. The project, which is estimated to involve US$300 million (K410.18 billion) investment, is […]

Auction nets extra K140m from fishing license

According to him, 122 ponds were auctioned by the regional fisheries department at its branch in Nat Yay Kan, Amarapura townhship, from May 3 to 9 and 105 ponds were sold. Figures from the statistics department show that over K400 million was received from ponds that were sold through tender blocks and over K130 million […]

All of Chin and Rakhine, Most of Kachin to Offer 7-Year Tax Breaks Under New Investment Rules

​​ The Myanmar In­vestment Commis­sion has released a list of townships that will be able to offer in­vestors special income tax exemptions under the new investment law, due to come into effect next month. The commission has di­vided the country’s town­ships into three categories from Zone 1, least devel­oped, to Zone 3, most de­veloped. Investors […]