Indonesia’s Timah set to begin Myanmar tin exploration in June

Tin miner PT Timah (TINS) is set to begin tin ore exploration in Myanmar in June, marking the start of the company’s expansion in the Southeast Asian country. Timah president director Sukrisno said Tuesday that the company was close to obtaining its mining site recommendation. “We have already obtained forestry- and agriculture-related recommendations. Hopefully we […]

Indonesia Bukit Asam to build Myanmar power plants

State-owned listed coal miner PT Bukit Asam (PTBA) is planning power plant projects in Myanmar with an estimated initial investment of US$320 million. PTBA president director Milawarma said on Friday that his company had found a local private partner in Myanmar to develop the power plants. He declined to name the partner. “We have reached […]

China’s Huawei market leader in mobile handset in Myanmar

Chinese telecom companies are enthusiastic about Myanmar’s efforts to boost its underdeveloped telecom market, said a high-level manager at the Myanmar branch of a top Chinese telecom company. “The inflow of top telecom operators from all over the world creates a brilliant opportunity to upgrade the country’s telecom sector,” said Ren Geng, managing director of […]