EGAT Mae Moh wins 2 awards from ASEAN Coal Awards 2017, earning international fame on coal power generation

Created: Tuesday, 03 October 2017 09:02

          EGAT Mae Moh won the winning prize on Best Practice for Surface Coal Mining and the first runner-up prize on Corporate Social Responsibility from ASEAN Coal Awards 2017.


          On September 27, 2017 Mr. Kornrasit Pakchotanon, EGAT Governor, Mr. Thaworn Ngamganokwan, Deputy Governor – Fuel, Mr. Amornpun Leelaporn, Assistant Governor – Generation 2, Mr. Adul Pitakchartiwong, Assistant Governor – System Control were EGAT representatives to congratulate EGAT Mae Moh that was awarded ASEAN Coal Awards 2017 which had been held in ASEAN Energy Business Forum 2017 at Conrad Hotel, Manila, Philippines.


          From ASEAN Coal Awards 2017, EGAT Mae Moh won the winning prize in the category of Best Practice for Surface Coal Mining under the topic “Mae Moh Lignite Mine” and the first runner-up in the category of Corporate Social Responsibility under the topic “The Community Collaboration for Sustainable Development in Mae Moh District”.

          Having been selected to win these 2 prizes by Board of Judge (BOJ) for ASEAN Coal Awards 2017, EGAT Mae Moh operation has been guaranteed by international standards. Both of EGAT Mae Moh’s clean coal technology and its corporate social responsibility comply with ASEAN regional regulations.

          Mr. Thaworn Ngamganokwan, Deputy Governor – Fuel said that EGAT Mae Moh gives an importance on environmental management and public participation especially the acceptance of all stakeholders.

          The awards reflect that EGAT Mae Moh is equipped with good management. The quality of the coal has been improved before supplied to the power plant, which shows that EGAT always improves the operation efficiency. Moreover, it brings about the reasonable electricity price and environmental friendliness.




          Mr. Amornpun Leelaporn, Assistant Governor – Generation 2 said that EGAT Mae Moh takes part in sustainable development of Mae Moh District, Lampang Province on economy, society, and environment with the cooperation from government and private sectors, academic institutes, and local people.


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Royal Honorary Park under the King Taksin Bridge boasts new look and improved facilities

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Bangkok, 02 October, 2017 – The Royal Honorary Park under the King Taksin Bridge now boasts new look and improved facilities, following the completion of renovation by ICONSIAM in collaboration with Klong San District Office and the Department of Rural Roads.

The renovation took place from July to September, 2017. It covered the area in front of the park, the footpath of surrounded area and recreation pavilion. The exercise zone is now equipped with new exercise machines. Works also covered renovation of restrooms and building more restrooms.

To mark the new look of the park, Klong San people as well as representatives from the public and private sectors recently joined hands in planting Marigold in tribute to King Rama IX and Yellow Star to express loyalty King Rama X. ICONSIAM’s Young Ambassadors also painted fence around the exercise machine zone to enhance beautiful scenery.

The Royal Honorary Park under the King Taksin Bridge, covering 20 rai of land, was established in 1996 in an occasion of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Accession to the Throne of King Rama X, and Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s birthday celebration.

The Park’s renovation and voluntary initiatives form part of ICONSIAM’s corporate social responsibility projects for the local communities along the Chao Phraya River.

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