The capture comes after several days of armed clashes in a strategic area that is home to several gold and amber mines under KIA control.
Once perfected in Burma, the technology could help other large-scale restoration projects, said WIF’s Lyngdoh.
Coal would be one of the quickest ways to ramp up power generation, but the option is unpopular in Burma.
During the dry season from mid-April to the end of June, many people have difficulty getting clean water, especially those living in remote areas.
The Heinda Tin Mine is operated by Myanmar Pongpipat Co Ltd which is owned by a Thai company but registered in Burma.
Eumeralla and its local partner Myanmar Energy Resources Group are seeking to explore a 400km-square area in Karenni State.