December 19, 2008
(Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Dec, 2008)
- A ceremony to finalize concrete laying tasks of Yeywa hydropower project that is being implemented by No. 2 Construction Group of Hydropower Implementation Department of the Ministry of Electric Power No. 1 was held at the project on 15 December.
- It was attended by Deputy Minister for Electric Power No. 1 U Myo Myint and heads of department under the ministry, Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Guan Mu and members, responsible persons of the companies and guests.
- The deputy minister and party inspected progress in laying concrete of RCC main dam and then supervised to finalize concrete laying tasks by means of 2.5 ton Vibrating Roller.
- Yeywa hydropower project is 2264 feet long and 433 feet high and it will generate 790 megawatt upon completion. It is RCC type concrete dam that is first being built in Myanmar and stands at ninth position on the fastest chart of RCC concrete laying.