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Myanmar: Myaing Kalay plant expansion opposed by locals

26 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Plans by the military-owned Myanmar Economic Corporation (MEC) to expand the cement plant at Hpa-an Township in Kayin State in the country’s south-east have run into local opposition, Frontier Myanmar reports. Local activists from 10 villages neighbouring the plant have formed the Thanlwin Network to resist attempts to expand the 4000tpd Myaing Kalay plant and its captive power plant from gas to coal. Villagers opposed to the plant’s expansion have cited its impact on the local environ...

Myanmar: Run Myaing Galay cement plant opposed

14 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Local residents and community leaders met with local press at Zayat Phyu village on 8 October to protest against the proposed cool power plant to supply electricity for the No 2 Myaing Galay cement plant near Hpa-an, Myanmar. The Myaing Galay Cement Plants are owned by the Myanmar Economic Corporation (MEC), which is a major conglomerate and holding company operated by the Burmese military under the Defense Ministry. The Ministry of Energy and the cement plant informed villagers in mid-S...