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  • 27 September 2012

    Science Minister Plodprasob Surassawadee, the chairman of the Water and Flood Management Commission, criticized the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for failing to prevent the flooding in the Central region and the South. “It is necessary that relevant authorities urgently dredge the sewage pipes and improve the drainage network,” Plodprasob said. According to the BMA Drainage […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has expressed satisfaction with its work to prevent flooding this year with the dredging of 29 canals in Bangkok progressing by 60%. BMA Spokesman Wasant Meewong spoke about the BMA’s readiness to deal with flooding this year, saying that the administration’s dredging work on 29 canals has progressed by 60%. […]

  • 9 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to promptly implement its flood prevention plans towards the set targets. After his meeting with Ms. Yingluck today, Permanent Secretary for the BMA Charoenrat Chutikarn said that the prime minister had asked the BMA to complete all flood prevention works and dredging by September […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) officials have gone down to carry out canal dredging and waste removal operations in the Buddha Monthon Sai 4 Road area. BMA Deputy Permanent-Secretary Mr. Sanya Cheenimitr attended a campaign that focuses on cleaning up canals in order to improve their drainage capacities. The event was organized by the Thawee Watthana […]

  • 18 June 2012

    The Office of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is implementing its flood prevention scheme on the assumption that the flood will hit Bangkok as it did in 2011. After a meeting with BMA executives, BMA Spokesperson Mr. Wasan Meewong said that related agencies have coordinated to quickly prepare Bangkok for possible flooding, given the recent amount […]

  • 5 June 2014

      As the rainy season is due to begin in early June, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is prepared to dredge sewer pipes in the capital in a bid to improve drainage capacity. The BMA said the focus would be on Chaeng Wattana Road where flooding has been reported throughout all rainy seasons. The Department […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bangkok Governor M.R. Sukhumband Boripartra said he is ready to press ahead with his plan to keep Bangkok away from floods, with or without the government’s budget. As many areas of Bangkok were inundated in 2011, a 4- year plan to prevent flooding in the city has been developed. According to M.R. Sukhumband, the Office […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has continued its city-wide dredging to ensure the effectiveness of all sewage and drainage systems and prevent flooding. Deputy Permanent Secretary for the BMA Sanya Chenimit said that, so far, around 94% of canals and sewages have been dredged in a move to prevent floods in the city. On Saturday, […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has begun the dredging of city canals in order to get ready for the arrival of heavy rain. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Deputy Governor Wallop Suwandee said on Saturday that he has urged officers at the Department of Drainage and Sewerage to speedily draw a conclusion on the dredging of all […]

  • 20 May 2013

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is dredging canals and reducing the water levels in various “monkey-cheek” water retention areas in preparation for the rainy season this year. Deputy Governor of Bangkok Amorn Kitchawengkul said on Monday that the Department of Drainage and Sewerage was sending its mobile units to install water pumps on main roads […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced that the flood prevention program is currently underway. The Bangkok Governor M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra stated that the agency has been dredging canals and cleaning up sewers in preparation for future flooding. Given there will be more rain during September and October, the governor has ordered officials to make sure […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the Hay Point coal terminal expansion project has achieved two major milestones in the last year with the completion of the new 1.9km jetty and additional berth. Apart from the new jetty and berth, Bechtel’s work for BMA, now in the final stages, includes onshore coal materials handling facilities. “These recent milestones […]

  • 25 June 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has revealed progress in its flood prevention effort while expressing concerns over incomplete dredging operations at some major canals in Bangkok. BMA Spokesperson Mr. Wasan Meewong said in his statement concerning the flood prevention operation in Bangkok that floodwalls have been repaired and reinforced at 5 spots along the Chao […]

  • 18 September 2013

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has warned that all districts of the capital will be hit by heavy rainstorms during September 19 and 20 which may cause widespread flooding. Deputy Bangkok governor Sanya Cheenimitr said dredging works have been carried out in major canals and sewers, and water pumps have been installed in preparation for the […]

  • 28 August 2012

    Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra said that the flood prevention work is underway. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s anti-flood program includes dredging of the city’s canals and building of the floodwalls. According to coconutsbangkok.com, the governor said that the canals dredging in 18 flood prone districts was 97% done and is expected to be finished this month. […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is set to present a long-term solution to prevent future floods in Bangkok to the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). Seventeen projects will be proposed to the NCPO in a bid to maximize the effectiveness of the existing flood control system. These projects have been hand-picked from 66 […]

  • 30 May 2013

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to install additional water pumps and construct a flood drainage tunnel on Sri Nakarin Road, which is one of the flood-prone areas of the capital. Bangkok Governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra said that as Sri Nakarin Road has experienced severe flooding during the past few years, more measures are set […]

  • 10 November 2011

    The government’s Flood Relief Operations Centre will provide a total of 71 pumps for the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to use… (pattayatoday) [mappress] Source: pattayatoday, November 10, 2011;

  • 17 July 2012

    Bangkok Deputy Governor Theerachon Manomaipiboon has revealed that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is collaborating with Samut Prakan province in an effort to prevent flooding this year. A discussion has been held between Mr. Theerachon and Mr. Chonsawat Asavahame, Chief of the Samut Prakan Provincial Administrative Organization, to establish a flood prevention system as more […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The Department of Drainage and Sewerage has disclosed that the canal dredging operation in 18 districts of Bangkok has now been 30% completed, believing the task will meet its deadline. According to Mr Sanya Cheenimit, Director of the Department of Drainage and Sewerage under the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), there are 18 major locations undergoing […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has officially opened the new third berth at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Hay Point Coal Terminal, which lifts the export capacity from 44 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) to 55 mtpa. The Premier was joined by BHP Billiton President Coal, Mike Henry, and Mitsubishi Corporation COO, Mineral Resources Investment Division, […]

  • 28 March 2011

    Do you want to find out what’s happening with the proposed third stage of the Hay Point Coal Terminal expansion? By Kate Bastable (dailymercury) [mappress] Source: dailymercury, March 28, 2011  

  • 19 December 2011

    On 19th December 2011, Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) welcomed the CMA CGM LAPEROUSE to the Cai Mep – Thi Vai Port Complex in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province. Belonging to CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping company, and with a nominal capacity of 13,830 TEU and DWT of 157,092, CMA CGM […]

  • 10 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Sabetta Port Construction to Include Huge Dredging Operation (Russia) Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year.   Boskalis Bags EUR 80 Million Dredging Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Daewoo E&C for the dredging and […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency announced yesterday that everything is ready for the beginning of the Portreath sea wall repair project. A large section of the wall collapsed during Storm Eleanor earlier this year, leaving the village of Portreath exposed to the sea. Cormac, on behalf of Cornwall Council, carried out temporary repairs in the immediate aftermath of […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    BAM Nuttall reported today that funding has been secured for a £42 million upgrade to the tidal flood defense scheme in the Humber Estuary – improving flood protection to 113,000 properties. Led by the Environment Agency, the Humber Hull Frontages scheme will present an opportunity to review and improve a 19 kilometers stretch of tidal […]