Profile and Organisation

Established in April 2013 and registered with the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, Myanmar Koei International Ltd. (MKI) is a subsidiary of Nippon Koei Co., Ltd. of Japan. It has its principal operations office in the South Okkalapa Township in Yangon and a liaison office in Nay Pyi Taw.

MKI is a joint venture between Nippon Koei Co., Ltd. (NK) and Myanmar Engineering Consulting Co., Ltd. (MEC) with a paid-up capital of U$ 5 million.

As of July 2015, MKI has 36 full-time national staff, 21 of whom are professional engineers and environmental experts as well as the full support and backing of Nippon Koei’s worldwide organisation.

History

Yutaka Kubota (1890-1986), Nippon Koei Founder

  • Before WWII: Engaged in development of the then world’s largest-class power source (Sup’ung Dam 700MW) in Korean Peninsula.

  • Founded the Japan Industrial Technology Development Association to contribute to post-war reconstruction of Japan.

  • Founded Nippon Koei in 1946.

  • Played active roles in international projects mainly in Burma (Myanmar), Vietnam, Laos, and Indonesia. Known as the father of international technical cooperation.

  • During the FIDIC Centenary Conference in 2013, awarded with a Trophy of Excellence as a Leading Consulting Engineer over the last 100 Years, one of only two recipients of such distinguished award.

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84MW Baluchaung No. 2 Hydro-Electric Power Project in Kayar State is the first overseas project of Nippon Koei providing a full range of engineering services from planning, design, and construction supervision. Built in 1954, it remains as one of the key hydropower plants in the country supplying electricity to millions of people for more than half a century now. The Baluchaung No. 2 Hydropower Power stands as a symbolic cooperation between Japan and Myanmar.