MGS Technical Commitees

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MGS has organized several technical committees among which Stratigraphic and Tectonic...more


MGS Field Trips

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MGS occasionally conducted field trips to areas of general geological interest or of technical...more


Special Public Lectures

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MGS holds at least two special public lecturers, usually advertised in local news papers...more

  • Next Step of MGS


    After GeoMyanmar 2012, a very successful, first international geological conference in Myanmar systematized by Myanmar Geosciences Society, MGS is planning to organize similar international meetings in 2014. A regional geological conference, namely GEOSEA 2014 will be hosted by MGS in March 2014, in the same occasion of GeoMyanmar2014 in Yangon. The Announcement has already distributed to regular attendees of the GEOSEA-GEOMYANMAR conferences, and information will be updated at conference page of MGS The interested persons should inform MGS to receive circulars concerning the event.


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Support to MGS and
its Activities

GeoMyanmar 2012 and training, knowledge dissemination activities recently.

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Geotechnical Engineering Development

ico-43-month Geotechnical Engineering Course (Level 1) for young geoscientists has been over a year. Seven successive courses were organized in Department of Irrigation (Yangon Head Office). Also, U Shwe Zin Oo, Survey Consultant in Singapore and former teacher from Yangon University, offered special survey training in December, and also a talk of “Knowledge of Surveying for Geologists and Engineers” in MES Building on 20th January 2012.

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Myanmar Geosciences Society


Professional Development of MGS

3-month Geotechnical Engineering Course (Level 1) for young geoscientists has been for nearly three years. Ten successive courses have been organized in collaboration with Department of Irrigation (Yangon Head Office).

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Centennial Ceremony of Prof. ThaHla (1913-2013)

Geology doctrine in Myanmar has been established in colonial period (1923) in the University of Rangoon as Department of Geology and Geography. In 1956, the Department of Geology was formed by Professor ThaHla who became constitutional rector of the university in 1961.

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Collaboration with Chinese Academy of Sciences

Professor Ding Zhongli, Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) had a visit to Myanmar from 1st to 6th of January 2012. The 6 member team, accompanied with MGS executive members visited Kwin Thonze Gold Mine in Thabeikkyin Area ...

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MGS Field Trips to Gold Mine and Session at Mandalay

MGS seniors have had a field trip along the Yangon Mandalay new highway on 21st December 2011. The team also visited Kwin Thonze where the gold mine of Future Engineering Co. situated.

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