Date of Release:
Feb 8 2016
Mawlamyine Cement Limited (MCL), a joint venture between SCG and Pacific Link Cement Industries, is building a US$400 million cement plant in Mon State, due to open in mid-2016.
To power the project, the company is building a coal-fired power plant in the compound, which has raised concerns among the local community.
U Kaysara, head monk at the nearby Kun Ngan Village monastery said the plant was nearing completion but that the company had not given any information to local residents.