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Fishermen affected by Myanmar cement plant operations

12 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Mawlamyine Cement plant has been on the receiving end of anger from local fishermen who claim that the plant is destroying their livelihood. Mariana Container Lines (MCL) has been transporting coal and raw materials for cement production along the Attrayan River, which has caused problems for the fisherman as they have been forced to wait for the vessels to pass before they can fish. The issue was raised at a regional Mon meeting called on 9 January when the issue of access to use natural ...

Cement plant accused of using journalists to improve image

28 November 2017, Published under Cement News

A cement plant is alleged to have used images of visiting journalists in promotional material, apparently in an attempt to bolster its public image, according to the Myanmar Times. A billboard was placed outside Mawlamyine Cement Ltd's factory featuring an image of the journalists with the caption, ‘The local reporters are visiting our company as observers’. Although monthly environmental impact assessment reports are submitted by the local government, three protests have been staged ...

Power issue at Mawlamyine Cement

18 August 2017, Published under Cement News

The Myanmar Ministry of Electricity and Energy has revealed that Mawlamyine Cement (MCL), a joint venture between Siam Cement Group and Pacific Link Cement, has not sought permission to run the power plant. The statement has been refuted by the cement producer. "From the ministry's reply, we can confirm that MCL didn't follow the electricity law. They did discuss with the ministry the installation of two 20MW turbines. But they didn't get any permission," U Aung Kyaw Thu, chairman of the ...

Myanmar: Mawlamyine Cement ordered to redo environmental study

09 March 2017, Published under Cement News

The government of Mon State, Myanmar, has ordered another environmental impact assessment on Mawlamyine Cement Ltd (MCL), according to Soe Naing, head of the Mon State's environmental conservation department. “Ohn Win, minister for natural resources and environmental conservation, directed us to confirm the report was conducted by a third-party organisation. So we will have to conduct an assessment again. Residents don't want it to be powered by coal. The factory has to control smoke and ...

Chinese sign US$733m cement deals in Nigeria and Myanmar

13 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Sinoma and CITIC Heavy Industries have agreed deals worth US$733m to construct cement plants in Nigeria and Myanmar, respectively. Sinoma International Engineering Co Ltd, part of China National Materials Co Ltd, signed a US$536m contract with Nigeria’s Dangote Cement Plc, according to a Reuters report. Sinoma and Dangote will build two clinker cement production lines in Nigeria, each with a cement capacity of 6000tpd. Meanwhile, CITIC Heavy Industries is collaborating in Myanmar with a...