Sanctions against Swedish project management company Hifab International AB and Hifab Oy accused in Laos lifted

Sanctions against Swedish project management company Hifab International AB and Hifab Oy accused in Laos lifted The World Bank has lifted the sanctions that Hifab received after a road construction project in Laos. Photo: David Longstreath The World Bank has lifted sanctions against the Swedish project management company Hifab International AB and Hifab Oy after […]

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Construction of all communication towers along China-Laos railway completed

Construction of all communication towers along China-Laos railway completed The construction of all 67 communication towers along the China-Laos railway has been completed, marking a major progress in the project. Half of the railway’s communication towers are located in tropical uninhabited mountainous areas, with complex geographical conditions and poor traffic conditions, which has brought difficulties […]

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Lao power generation firm EDL-Generation seeking partners to boost capacity by 25%

Lao power generation firm EDL-Generation seeking partners to boost capacity by 25% Majority Lao state-owned power generation firm, EDL-Generation Plc (EDL-Gen), is seeking strategic private partnerships in neighbouring countries to boost its total capacity by 25% to fulfil growing regional energy demand. It plans to increase its capacity to 2,435 megawatts by 2029 from 1,949MW […]

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Preparations for Luang Prabang Mekong hydropower plant in Laos nearly complete

Preparations for Luang Prabang Mekong hydropower plant in Laos nearly complete The preparatory work for construction of the Mekong hydropower project in northern Laos is 80 percent complete, with all works expected to be finished in July, local daily Vientiane Times reported Thursday. The 1,460-MW Mekong hydropower project, located about 25 km from northern Lao […]

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