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Burma - Second Wood Industries Project (English)

The Second Wood Industries Project will be to: (a) improve further the efficiency and product quality of Burma's export oriented teak processing industry through modernization and rehabilitation of existing capacity; (b) improve the supply of hardwood sawn timber and panel products to the domestic market and thereby reduce the use of teak for construction purposes in the domestic market. The Second Wood Industries Project will also; (c) introduce block board production for the first time in Burma; and (d) advance further the technical and export marketing skills of teak processing industry personnel, through training and technical assistance. The proposed project would include: (a) rehabilitation of teak sawmill No. 4 at Ahlone; and (b) reconstruction of teak sawmill No. 14 at Dallah; (c) construction of a new panel products mill at Monywa to produce plywood, teak veneer and to introduce block board production on a pilot scale; (d) construction of two mobile hardwood sawmills to be located in the north Pegu area; (e) provision of consulting services to assist TC in the areas of saw doctoring, panel products production and production planning and control and on the job training of TC personnel; and (f) strengthening of administrative and construction facilities.


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    East Asia and Pacific,

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    Burma - Second Wood Industries Project

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Burma - Second Wood Industries Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.