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Monywa to produce electricity and fertilizer from waste

The Japanese corporation Fujita is conducting a feasibility study on implementing production of electricity and fertilizer from waste in Monywa, according to Kyaw Myo Win, chairman of Monywa Township Municipal Committee. The Osaka based Zaibatsu will provide 40 percent through its Myanmar branch while the remaining 60 percent will be provided by the regional government. […]

Myanmar Metals eyes $30m raising

The Mark Creasy-backed Myanmar Metals is raising $30 million for its flagship Bawdwin project in the South East Asian country. The polymetallic explorer is raising $20.8 million in a discounted placement priced at 6.5¢, along with $9.2 million in a one-for-nine rights issue. The cash will be used for a definitive feasibility study, further drilling, […]

Sittwe & Paletwa Inland Waterway Tender. Closing Date 10 June 2019

For Appointment of Port Operator/Contractor for Management, Operation & Maintenance of Myanmar Port & IWT Terminal at Sittwe and IWT Terminal at Paletwa under Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project Tender No: IWAI / KPMU / 45/2019 (Notice Inviting E-Tender) Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) ,on behalf of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), invites ONLINE […]

Better oil and gas deals needed in the future, say experts

Efforts must be taken to lessen Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise’s (MOGE) tax burden from contracts signed with joint-venture firms to work offshore oil and gas fields, a report states. According to the “State-Owned Economic Enterprise Reform in Myanmar: The Case of Natural Resource Enterprises” report by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Renaissance […]

130 MW solar project announced in Myanmar

Thailand-based Modern Energy Management (MEM) says it has teamed up with an undisclosed investor to develop a 130 MWp solar PV project in Myanmar. It is expected to come online in Q4 2019. Overall, the country is said to have a large-scale solar pipeline totaling 1.5 GW. The renewable energy advisory firm will reportedly help […]

Education Ministry Suspends Construction of 6,000 New Schools

NAYPYITAW — The Education Ministry has suspended its project to construct about 6,000 educational facilities including basic education schools across the country due to budget constraints. The government had already granted a budget for the project but since new President U Win Myint increased the pay for civil servants in April, the Education Ministry no […]

Mon State Revenue Collection Declines in 2017

​​ Revenue collection for 2017 in the Mon State dropped by K272.64 million compared to the previous year, said an official from Mon State Internal Revenue Department. This year, Mon State collected nearly K5.29 billion down from the K5.57 billion collected last year, said U Myo Ko, assistant general director of the Mon State Internal Revenue […]

Mawlamyine plant may not have proper power plant permission

Myanmar: A controversial 0.5Mt/yr cement plant in Mon State’s Kyaikmayaw Township has apparently not sought permission from the Ministry of Electricity and Energy in order to generate power, according to the ministry itself. This has rekindled demands from local residents that the plant cease production. The US$400m plant, run by Mawlamyine Cement Limited (MCL), is […]

Soilbuild Construction secures US$9.4m contract in Myanmar

SOILBUILD Construction Group announced on Tuesday that it has attained a design and build contract worth about US$9.4 million to carry out addition and alteration works at St John Shopping Center in Yangon, Myanmar. The project was awarded by a joint venture between two companies in Myanmar which have activities in retail and real estate […]

Japan’s participation in Thai-Myanmar Dawei economic zone to boost confidence in project

The official participation of Japan in a special economic zone in southeastern Myanmar initiated by Myanmar and Thailand will bring confidence and attract investors to the project, the Thai delegation said Monday after a trilateral meeting here. Thai Transport Minister Arkom Termpittayapaisith told a press conference that following Japan’s decision earlier this year to participate […]