Police to File Charges Against Cement Factory Protesters

MANDALAY—The Mandalay Region Police Force will arrest and take action against all those involved in a violent protest on May 15 against the construction of a cement plant project near the village of Aung Thabyay in Patheingyi Township, Mandalay Region, according to region police force chief Police Brig-Gen Sein Lin. “Between 50 and 100 [protesters] […]

EOI measuring limestone for building cement factory in Hakha district, Chin State. Closing date 27 Nov 2018

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation Department of Geological Survey and Mineral Explorer Expression of Interest in measuring limestone for building a cement factory in Hakha district, Chin State   The Department of Geological Survey and Mineral Explorer from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation has issued an expression of interest inviting […]

Factory accused of using journalists to polish image

A CEMENT factory in Mon State is alleged to have used images of journalists who visited its company premises recently in its promotional billboard, apparently to boost its image amid protests from nearby residents over alleged pollution from the facility. The Mawlamyine Cement Limited (MCL), a joint venture between SGC and Pacific Link Cement Industries, […]

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 […]

Fire destroys a cement factory in Kyaukse

THE Two Rhino cement plant was damaged by fire early Wednesday morning in Kyaukse township. Firefighters attacked the blaze with 13 fire engines with help from the factory workers. Nobody was injured in the blaze. The fire destroyed one warehouse on the site. Police have taken action against the manager of the warehouse. Source: Global […]

SCG invests US$ 400 million to build cement factory

Thailand’s Siam Cement Group is investing $ 400 million to construct the cement factory in Mawlamyine, Mon State. The construction of the factory is expected to complete in the middle of 2016. “The priority we are focusing this moment is to manufacture cement and later cement related products such as ready mixed concrete and precast […]

Chinese firm claims Hpa-an locals support cement factory project

Myanmar Jidong Cement Company, a subsidiary of Chinese multinational giant Tangshan Jidong, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of cement, has countered claims that local communities in Karen State capital Hpa-an are opposed to their building a factory in the area, saying it has the support of the people, and that it intends building the […]

Myanmar Government names firms to run joint venture for state-owned cement plants

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The government has chosen thirteen companies, including firms from Thailand and Germany, to establish a joint venture for state-owned cement plants, according to the Ministry of Industry. The Ministry had offered tender to both local and foreign firms to operate the plants, which fall under the jurisdiction of […]

India’s Ramco to establish a cement factory in Myanmar

India-based Ramco Company is planning to establish a cement factory in Myanmar, expecting a market stake of 25% in 2014, according to an official from Green Hardwood Enterprise Limited. “Our company has been jointly working with Agro Coro International Pte. Ltd to import cements from Ramco for six months. We are now in discussions with […]