Muse-Lashio-Mandalay railroad, the longest one in Myanmar

Myanma Railways (MR) plans to construct the Muse-Lashio-Mandalay railroad which is 267 miles in length and includes 60 tunnels. It will become the longest railroad section in Myanmar, said Myo Win, General Manager (Upper Myanmar) of the MR. The China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group (CREC) conducted the feasibility studies from January to May, this year. […]

Nine sectors to have priority under the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

Myanmar is prioritising nine sectors covering infrastructure projects under the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor although more specific details as to which of the projects have been chosen remain under wraps. These sectors, part of the Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan, include electricity, road, bridge, telecommunication, basic construction, agriculture, transportation, research and technology. Union of Myanmar Federation of […]

Korean company conducts survey to build a dry port in Monywa

A Korean company is conducting a survey to build a dry port in Monywa, Sagaing Region to transport containers using railroad, according to Ministry of Transportation and Communications. At the present, the ministry is built a dry port each in Ywarthagyi in Yangon Region and Myitnge in Mandalay Region and seven places are proposed to […]

Split visions of Dawei’s future as Thailand, Myanmar restart special economic zone project

The governments of Thailand and Myanmar are set to restart the development of the Dawei deep-sea port and special economic zone, after both countries set up a joint coordinating committee to work out investment details of the project. In 2008, both countries signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a massive land area of 200 […]

Thailand PTTEP to invest over US$5 B in deep sea port in Ayeyarwady region

PTTEP from Thailand are in negotiation with Ayeyarwady region government to make investment in a deep seaport and other projects valued at US$5.5 billion, according to Kyaw Win Naing, Minister for Labour and Municipality of Ayeyarwady region government. PTTEP will establish Amera Asia Company in Ayeyarwady region to implement the project, according to the minister. […]