Australia's Snowy Mountains Engineering Corp is facing mounting criticism over its role in a 7000 megawatt hydropower project in Myanmar.

The SMEC is undertaking environmental and social impact studies into the construction of the $US8 billion ($A11 billion) Mong Ton Dam, overseen by China’s Three Gorges Corp, in Myanmar’s eastern Shan State. SMEC’s efforts to carry out local meetings and consultations on the project have met with significant local resistance….