Cummins Powering 16 MW Myanmar Plant

Eight 2000 kW QSV91G lean-burn gas generators at the facility Cummins installed its QSV91G lean-burn gas generators at a new 16 MW power plant in Myanmar. After the growing trade hub and tourism destination in the south of the country was increasingly challenged by inadequate grid infrastructure, the Myanmar government awarded energy provider, Petro & […]

Suzuki to build new plant in Myanmar

Suzuki Thilawa Motor Co Ltd, Suzuki Motor Corp’s subsidiary for assembly and sales of automobiles in Myanmar, will construct a new automobile plant that will conduct welding, painting, and assembly of automobiles, Suzuki Motor announced on Monday. Suzuki Thilawa is currently assembling vehicles from semi knocked down (SKD) kits where partially assembled parts of a […]

EOI for Master Plan of Agricultural Garden in Hpa-an, Date : Submission Date: 25th Feb 2020

Kayin State Medicinal Plant Resource Center (KSMPRC) based in Hpa-an, Kayin State is seeking expression of interest from private sector to develop a master plan of Agricultural Garden. KSMPRC was established to support the effort in forest and medicinal plant resources management as well as utilizing it in sustainable manner in Kayin State. KSMPRC has […]

LNG plant, terminal to be constructed in Thilawa

A consortium of Myanmar and Japanese companies will construct an electricity generation plant and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, said U Han Thaw Zay, Executive Director of Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation (MAPCO), one of the firms involved in the investment. The LNG-fuelled plant will have the capacity to generate […]

Nissin Electric shifting production to Myanmar from Thailand, Vietnam

Metal parts and equipment maker Nissin Electric Co of Japan will build a plant in Myanmar, relocating some production processes from its factories in Thailand and Vietnam to cut labour costs in its contract manufacturing business. The company said early this week it will form a joint venture with Hosoda Holdings Co, a Japanese trader […]

SCG to Pour in $400m in Mawlamyine Cement Plant

Thailand’s largest cement plant, Siam Cement Group (SCG), is investing $400 million to build its first “clean and green” cement plant in Myanmar’s Mawlamyine, 300 kilometres southeast of Yangon. The cement plant is expected to be operational in the mid-2016 with a production capacity of 1.8 million tonnes per year, the firm said. The company […]

Rubber Exporters Eye Japan to Boost Exports

The Myanmar Rubber Planters and Manufacturers Association (MRPMA) says Japan is the next logical step in the export of Myanmar’s rubber and latex products. Amidst the falling price of rubber, gross national rubber exports are estimated to reach 100,000 tonnes by the end of this financial year. “We believe the European and global economic crisis, […]

Unilever Food Solutions looks to double B2B in Myanmar every two years

Unilever Food Solutions aims to double its business-to-business deals every two years in Myanmar, said Prasith Preechachalieo, managing director for Thailand, Indochina and Vietnam. He said the company, which is a unit of Unilever Thai Trading Ltd, began doing business in Myanmar in 2010, focusing on the restaurant market. Serving 200 restaurants in 2011, that […]

Green Earth Power (Thailand) wants partners for 210 MW Solar Plant in Myanmar

NAY PYI TAW : Green Earth Power (Thailand) or GEP is seeking partners for joint development of its 210-megawatt solar power plant in Myanmar, the third largest of its kind in the world and costing nearly 9 billion baht. The company also plans to mobilise funds from the Stock Exchange of Thailand for a bigger […]