Myingyan


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Myingyan

 

a city in Burma, in Mandalay District; situated on the Irrawaddy River. Population, 40,000 (1964). Railroad station and river port. There are textile and food-processing industries. The city is the center of a tobacco and cotton producing region.

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The 225-megawatt facility, which is situated in the Myingyan district of the Mandalay division, would be the biggest gas-fired independent power plant in Myanmar after completion in 2018, and would ease the country's severe power deficit.
I'm heading to Myingyan to pick up my dad," said his son Myat Swe on his Facebook page, referring to a prison near the central city of Mandalay.
Welcoming the successful completion of the Industrial Training Centre in Pakokku, with India's assistance, the two sides expressed satisfaction at the progress on the setting up of another Industrial Training Centre at Myingyan with technical support from M/s HMTI.
Pagan towards the end of 1945 when the advance to Meiktila was delayed by a strong Japanese force holding a tributary south of Myingyan.
Monks serving sentences of life in prison reportedly included the Venerable U Thondara of Myingyan (arrested during the 1988 antigovernment demonstrations).
The proposed project involves the development, financing, construction, testing, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of a 225-megawatt gas-fired combined cycle power station in the Taung Thar Township, Myingyan District on a build-operate-transfer basis.
Location : Myingyan district of the Mandalay division
The interim power site will be located in the Myingyan district, set in the Mandalay Division of central Myanmar, and will use natural gas from the Sino-Burma pipeline, ensuring a reliable power supply while keeping running costs down.
A 230kV overhead transmission line, approximately 3 km in length, will connect the power plant to the upgraded Myingyan Steel Mill sub-station located within an existing adjacent steel mill complex.
IFC is also advising the government on a competitive selection process for an independent power producer to build the 250-megawatt combined-cycle Myingyan power plant to encourage public-private partnerships and attract more power developers to Myanmar.
The project contemplates the development, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of a 25 0MW gas - fired combined cycle power station along with support facilities at Myingyan on a Build, Operate, and Transfer ( BOT ) basis.
The group is looking to invest in the power business in Thailand and abroad, especially in Myanmar, where it is shortlisted as one of the candidates to invest in a 220 MW natural-gas-fired IPP (independent power producer) project in Myingyan.