Search results for: Mindanao

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  • 4 June 2012

      The Cotabato City’s legislative body is poised to investigate an abandoned Rio Grande de Mindanao multimillion dredging project of the national government. “The council will have to summon the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the private contractor to explain the stalled dredging work at the Rio Grande de Mindanao that was […]

  • 5 September 2011

    The goverment is pursuing the rehabilitation of the Agus-Pulangi hydropower projects in Mindanao at a cost of P3.65 billion to ensure its… By Alena Mae S. Flores (manilastandardtoday) [mappress] Source: manilastandardtoday, September 5, 2011;

  • 17 June 2011

    The Cotabato-based Presidential Task Force Mindanao River Basin Rehabilitation and Development (PTFMRBRD) office has recommended four… (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, June 17, 2011

  • 3 October 2011

    Officials at the abolished Presidential Task Force on the Mindanao River Basin Rehabilitation and Development (PTFMRBRD) have vehemently … By Bong S. Sarmiento (mindanews) [mappress] Source: mindanews, October 3, 2011;

  • 22 July 2011

    The government will undertake a multiyear, foreign-funded project that will address perennial flooding in Central Mindanao, a project that… (bworldonline) [mappress] Source: bworldonline, July 22, 2011;

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest release that the local officials and residents of Maguindanao and North Cotabato hailed the order of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to immediately dredge Mindanao’s vast marshland – now heavily silted. The 220,000-hectare Liguasan Marsh usually overflows and inundated low-lying communities surrounding it in Maguindanao and North Cotabato […]

  • 3 February 2012

    The P41-million amphibious excavator purchased by the local government to dig up silt materials in Rio Grande de Mindanao River and other…   (zambotimes) [mappress] Source: zambotimes, February 3, 2012;

  • 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 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, […]

  • 27 September 2012

    According to businessmirror.com, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has allocated P40 million for the Lamitan City port expansion. Once the expansion project is completed, the port would be able to accommodate more big vessels, said Mayor Roderick Furigay. “The port expansion project is a welcome development since Lamitan City, with a bigger port, […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philippines Government’s Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has deployed a multi-purpose amphibious dredger (MPAD) to clear water hyacinths along Rio Grande de Mindanao in Cotabato City.  The rapid proliferation of water hyacinths clogged the waterway and severely damage facilities protecting riverwalls and bridges in some areas of the ARMM and Central Mindanao […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The national government is set to implement multi-million worth of projects that could help alleviate flooding in areas around the Mindanao River Basin (MRB), particularly in Cotabato City and the provinces of Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat. The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) told Philippine Information Agency 12 in a statement that Department of Public […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Development Council of Northern Mindanao (RDC-X) has endorsed major infrastructure projects proposed by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) for 2016. The proposed projects are to be implemented in the region by the Port Management Offices (PMOs) of Misamis Oriental/Cagayan de Oro, Lanao del Norte/Iligan, and Misamis Occidental/Ozamiz. The projects seek to improve sea […]

  • 6 January 2014

    For the month of December 2013, at least three vehicular accidents were reported to have occurred at the high risk “saddle”, the highest point of a mountain along the Maharlika Highway in Pintuyan area in route to Benit Ferry RORO Terminal Port in San Ricardo. According to Pintuyan Municipal Planning Officer Moncher Bardus, the local […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio urged members of the Regional Development Council in Davao Region to continue to work together to reduce poverty, revitalize and make local industries globally competitive in order to provide more jobs for the residents, consequently attaining an inclusive growth beneficial for all Davaoenos. In delivering her final state of the region address […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In order to meet the rapid growth of the country’s export demands over the next few years, the Philippine Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is pushing forward with the expansion and modernization of the Davao Sasa Seaport. The Davao Sasa Port Modernization Project will involve the expansion and modernization of the existing seaport, including the construction […]

  • 30 December 2011

    The Government has invited firms to bid for the construction of a P10.53-million passenger terminal building and management office at the Port of Sindangan in Zamboanga del Norte. “The PPA-Port District Office Southern Mindanao now invites bids for construction of Passenger Terminal Building/Terminal Management Office at Port of Sindangan,” official said. Bids in excess of […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Department on Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be pursuing flood mitigation projects in Northern Mindanao, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) reports. Massive flooding along Butuan-Cagayan-Iligan Road (BCIR) occurred on January 16 due to two weather disturbances, low pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front, affecting 1.345 families or 5.625 individuals in the […]

  • 13 August 2012

    During a joint operation along Iponan River Friday morning, the police confiscated four 24-horsepower hydraulic dredging machines and a 200-meter water pipe. According to sunstar.com, this operation was jointly conducted by forces of the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office’s (COPC) Public Safety Company, Lumbia Police Station, and Opol Municipal Police Station. “The equipment is […]

  • 18 September 2012

    In addition to reliability, efficiency and environmentally friendly operations, benefits of a Siwertell ship unloader recently ordered from Cargotec include reduced jetty construction costs. A rail-mounted Siwertell ship unloader with a rated capacity of 1,500 tph will be used to discharge coal at a greenfield power plant under construction near the city of Davao, Mindanao […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will be accelerating the implementation infrastructure projects in ports nationwide, following a robust growth in revenues for the first quarter of the year. The strong financial performance will enable the agency to further improve ports which are heavily congested with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources-XI and the Provincial Government of Compostela Valley in the Philippines have signed a Joint Special Order creating a Technical Working Group (TWG) and Working Committees tasked to formulate the Naboc River Rehabilitation Master Plan. Signing parties of the Joint Special Order were Assistant Secretary for Field Operations-Eastern Mindanao and […]

  • 22 June 2011

    President Benigno Simeon Aquino III arrived in Cotabato City on Wednesday morning to check on the welfare of 962,591 flood victims… BY AMITA LEGASPI (gmanews) [mappress] Source: gmanews, June 22, 2011