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  • 24 January 2013

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Baguio District Engineering Office assured the public that the road renovation project along Session Road will be done in time for the Baguio Flower Festival next month. Baguio City Engineer Ireneo Gallato, in a kapihan forum  last week, assured that even if there is a 60-day contract […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City Government of Dagupan received P3 million from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Monday as performance challenge fund (PCF). The check corresponding to this amount was handed by Rhoderick Dawis, chief of DILG in Dagupan City, to Mayor Belen Fernandez during the flag raising ceremony attended by City Government officials […]

  • 24 February 2011

    The City Engineer’s office is confident that the flooding problem in the city will soon be addressed by the city government of Tacloban…   (leytesamardaily) [mappress] Source: leytesamardaily, February 24, 2011;

  • 23 January 2012

    Stakeholders from the government and the private sectors are unifying their efforts to dredge the Chico River to abate flooding of low lying areas. Dr. Jaime Almora, Director of the Almora General Hospital and rice grower, expressed optimism that possible solutions are now being carried out. He said key officials, all of whom are engineers, […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    After the area of the Iloilo River was dredged and cleaned of debris and deteriorated see vessels, fishing fans are back again at the Muelle Loney stretch. As the Philippine Ports Authority pledged to clean the river from the Parola up to the bridge, around 14 sea vessels were moved from the river and a […]

  • 28 November 2013

    On the orders of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay, the city’s Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) on Wednesday started to conduct dredging operations at the Makati Diversion Channel where the Calatagan and Ayala Creeks intersect, as part of intensified flood control measures being undertaken by the city government. The mayor said priority […]

  • 29 August 2012

    In a bid to address the perennial flood problems in the province, Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado recently proposed the revival of the mothballed Pampanga River Control System (PRCS). The PRCS is an agency tasked by the national government to maintain and dredge the river systems in Bulacan and Pampanga. “Its about time we dredge the […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cebu City Mayor, Edgardo Labella, met the officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Cebu City Engineering District and City Hall Department earlier today, July 15,  to discuss a plan to implement massive dredging of the different rivers and waterways in the city. According to a Facebook post by the Cebu City […]

  • 28 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines: Private Company to Dredge Rivers in Subic The Aquino government, through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), introduced a plan to hire a private company to dredge the rivers in Subic, Zambales in an attempt to alleviate the worsening flood situation.   Van Oord Nabs Mumbai Port Dredging Contract (India) The […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has approved the Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol’s recommendation to start the dredging of four major rivers in the country. The dredging operations will be a stop-gap measure to avert flooding in the areas where the rivers pass through, the secretary said. He also added that, two weeks ago, […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    After completion of a cleanup program in the Matampay River, the Watermaster dredgers are now working on the shallow parts of the Rio Grande de Mindanao River, the second largest river in the Philippines. During the early years, water hyacinths flowed and accumulated into the deeper section of the river, causing heavy flooding and affecting […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An official from the Cebu City Engineering District of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Region 7 said that they plan to implement some P404.2 million worth of projects in the city this year. District Engineer Fernando Cruz said the projects include the P289.5-million concreting and widening of the Don Serging Osmeña Ave. which […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Cotabato City council is set to investigate on the seeming inaction of the central office of the DPWH on complaints about the private contractor’s failure to dredge any portion of the Rio Grande de Mindanao river, reports philstar.com. “The water level at the portion of the Rio Grande straddling through Cotabato City is almost […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is making it possible for local government units (LGUs) to undertake dredging and river restoration projects without spending taxpayers’ money. This decision was revealed after DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu issued an administrative order rationalizing dredging activities in heavily silted river channels across the country in […]

  • 22 July 2011

    The Department of Public Works and Highways said on Thursday said that the agency is now pushing for the implementation of various projects… (manilatimes) [mappress] Source: manilatimes, July 22, 2011;

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mayor Carlito Zaplan said that flooding is no longer a huge problem in Sta. Barbara because of the continuous dredging and diking of the Sinocalan River. Zaplan said this in his State of the Municipality Address (SOMA) on Wednesday where he enumerated what he has done from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014. “I […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) announced on Tuesday that P8.1 billion in funds have already been made available for flood-control and irrigation projects earlier approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board. The funds will be charged against overall savings generated by the national government from FYs 2011 and 2012. Of […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mandaue City has bought its first amphibious machine to dredge the silted Butuanon River and Mahiga Creek, the SunStar Cebu reports.  According to Mandaue City Mayor, Luigi Quisumbing, this machine will go to any river or stream, but primarily in Butuanon River and Mahiga Creek, without needing a place to park because it will […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Development Council (RDC) 12 has called the attention of concerned agencies to fast track implementation of infrastructure projects in a bid to promote further development in Soccsksargen region. RDC 12 chair and General Santos City mayor Darlene Antonino-Custodio said that delayed implementation can slow down movement of business enterprises which in turn could […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Cansaga River will be dredged, and Consolacion’s drainage system needs improvement. More than 200 families displaced by flooding will be relocated. These solutions were pledged by Consolacion town and Cebu provincial government officials to prevent a repeat of the flooding that hit the town last Tuesday. More than 200 families were affected in at […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Iloilo City government will no longer allow the extension of the Iloilo River Esplanade project towards the mouth of the river, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The announcement was made by Mayor Jose Espinosa III at the meeting of the Iloilo Batiano River Development Council (IBRDC), held at the city hall last Friday. […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) and the University of the Philippines Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES) presented the 2017 to 2032 Pasig River Integrated Strategic Master Plan (PRISM) at Sequoia Hotel on January 24, 2018. “We are pleased that all the workshops called for the validation of the PRISM were well-attended […]

  • 4 October 2010

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it has dredged more than 70 percent of its annual target for waterways in the metropolis as of last month, although it admitted it could have done more if the agency is not hamstrung by budgetary constraint, limited manpower and heavy equipment. “To date, the agency has completed […]

  • 7 January 2013

    The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the local government of Rosario, Cavite led in a groundbreaking ceremony for an P2.5-million infrastructure project in the municipality using the community-driven development approach (CDD). The infrastructure project will benefit some 1,000 families and provide jobs for 166 laborers in the municipality. The work involves dredging […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The government has been pursuing massive infrastructure development in Central Luzon that aims to boost economic growth and progress in the region. The government’s infrastructure spending is a manifestation of the Aquino administration’s determined efforts to accelerate development in the region through the construction of the major roads, highways and flood control projects under the […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 100,000 persons here have been affected by floods that continue to rise following days of incessant rains in Maguindanao and North Cotabato, officials announced. Lawyer Cynthia Guiani Sayadi, Cotabato City administrator, said 26 of Cotabato City’s 37 villages have been submerged by flood waters for a week already forcing thousands of resident to […]