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  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A canal dredging work along Bang Krasan in Ayutthaya, Thailand, is nearing its completion and is set to be wrapped up by April 30, the Bangkok Post reports.  The project, inspected by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon yesterday, is about 98% completed. Bang Krasan is a 2.2-kilometer canal in Ayutthaya’s Bang Pa-in district that channels […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (WDB) said in their latest announcement that they plan to dredge eight rivers in Moulvibazar and Sunamganj districts, local media reports.  The dredging program, aimed to restore navigability of waterways and save crops from floods, will be conducted under an operation named ‘Early Flood Control and Irrigation Improvement Project’ in the […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Governor of Bangkok, Chakkaphan Phiew-ngam, yesterday inspected the flood protection projects in Bang Sue and Chatuchak districts, according to National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT). One of the flood-prone areas in Bang Sue district is on the Pracharat Sai Song road near the Tao Pun junction. The district office had earlier installed pumps in the area […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group last Saturday inaugurated two IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. The vessels were inaugurated by the Bangladesh Minister of Shipping, Honorable Shajahan Khan. Also attending the ceremony were Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), Commodore Mohammad Mozammel Haque, Chairman, District […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangkok’s Bang Na District Office has joined the Royal Thai Navy in the canals dredging project to enhance drainage efficiency, as well as to honor Their Majesties the King and Queen. Dredging activities started in front of the Hydrographic Department, with the office’s Director-General, Charin Boonmoh, inaugurating the event and welcoming participation from Bang Na District […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A committee, tasked with inspecting local assistance projects, has visited Nakhon Phanom to monitor progress in a canal improvement project, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand. This committee, led by Adm. Amorntep Na Bangchang, observed the dredging work at two community canals in Na Thom District and Vice-governor Pramual Mungmart briefed the committee members on […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a year filled with budget cuts, hiring freezes, a reduction in staffing and a government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District worked diligently to increase understanding of the Corps’ mission of providing vital public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen the nation’s security, energize the economy and reduce risks […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has announced plan to inspect the Royal Thai Army’s canal dredging activities in Bangkok on Wednesday through Friday. Also this week, Plodprasob Surassawadi, the Science Minister, will reveal the progress of the government’s flood-prevention preparations. According to The Nation, flooding in Tak’s Mae Sot district, which has prompted Governor Suriya Prasartbundit […]

  • 2 August 2012

    The Bangladesh Government has announced plans for the dredging project on the Mongla channel. This project will include dredging of 41.96 cubic metres from the Mongla channel at a cost of Taka 126.51 crore. Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith presided over the meeting. Mongla is the main sea port in the Bagerhat District of […]

  • 29 July 2012

    The UK-based Port Evaluation Management (Port-Evo) on Saturday proposed to invest around $ 1 billion for the redevelopment of Mongla seaport and operate it on a long-term basis, reports thedailystar.net. The Port-Evo also wants to invest in river dredging, procurement of new harbour cranes, container terminals, oil tank storage and water treatment plant. The proposal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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%. […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Telegraph India reports that an Indian delegation has renewed the demand of dredging of some Bangladesh rivers. The delegation, led by Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma, placed this demand on Wednesday during the Indo-Bangladesh joint trade exchange conference in Dhaka. During the meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Assam’s PHE minister Gautam Roy raised […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has affirmed that the dredging of canals and drainage systems will be complete ahead of the upcoming rainy season, according to TAN Network. Department of Drainage and Sewerage Director Sanya Sheenimit reported that his office has dredged 40 percent of canals in Bangkok and expects the rest to be done by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 March 2012

    The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has estimated that the canal dredging project in western Bangkok will help increase the floodwater release capacity by 30%. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Preecha Rengsomboonsuk inspected the canal dredging project in Thawi Watthana district. The Department of Water Resources has begun dredging six canals in the district, which […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Army Region 1 Commander Lieutenant General Udomdej Sitabutr said the canal dredging in 7 districts of Bangkok will be completed by the end of May. Lt-Gen Udomdej said after his inspection of the work that he was proud with the military efforts in helping dredge the canals across many areas of the capital city and […]

  • 7 November 2011

    The promise that the 20 districts in Bangkok which remain dry would not flood was now hardly credible, according to a lecturer from King Mon… (nationmultimedia) [mappress] Source: nationmultimedia, November 7, 2011

  • 25 February 2011

      Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) seeks bidders for dredging work by cutter suction dredger for development of navigability channels in 2 areas: 1. from Madaripur to Charmuguria; 2. from Charmuguria to Mostofapur. Madaripur Beel Route is man-made water route that shortened the distance from Khulna to Madaripur, Goalanda, Chandpur, Narayanganj, Cachar and Assam. It […]

  • 24 February 2011

    Barisal division, Khulna division, and some districtsin the Patuakhali and Noakhali areas, form the southern region of Bangladesh. The … (thefinancialexpress) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress, February 24, 2011;

  • 16 July 2010

    The government has taken a river dredging project in Rajbari, Faridpur and Gopalganj districts for improving navigation and extend … [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress, July 16, 2010;

  • 1 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Narayanganj district administration in collaboration Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority yesterday started dredging operation in the Brahmaputra river from Santupara to Panchamighat. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, February 1, 2010;

  • 27 December 2009

    Canals in Dhaka, Narayanganj, Gazipur and Munshiganj will soon become non-existent unless the authorities concerned immediately bring them under the ongoing river-saving drive, said district administration officials and environmentalists of the four districts… Source: The Daily Star, December 28, 2009; [mappress]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    A worker was killed yesterday after a dredge pipe fell on his head while extracting sand from the Padma River in Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project area, 87 miles west of Dhaka.  The deceased was identified as Saiful Islam, 23, from Charjonekathi village, Patuakhali District, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports. According to UNB, the […]

  • 31 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 25-31, 2017).   Dredging Underway at the Royal Phuket Marina The Royal Phuket Marina has just announced that the maintenance dredging project inside the marina is now complete. At the same time, the Marine Department also announced that the long-awaited dredging of Kohkaew channel […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently kicked off work on a major flood control system which is seen to alleviate the problem of overflowing and erosion along Subang Daku River in Southern Leyte. DPWH Region 8 Director Edgar Tabacon said that the project development along the largest […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh government is working on a plan to dredge the river Dhaleswari from Hazrapur point to Zabra point in Manikganj district. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will supervise the project for dredging a 62-km-long stretch of the river. “The river has dried up during the dry season and water vessels cannot move. This river […]

  • 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 […]