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  • 2 January 2012

      Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan has said the government will buy 17 more dredgers in the next two years to restore navigability on the …   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, January 2, 2012; Image: biwta

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Senate has passed the Greens’ order for production of documents today to establish whether the Environment Minister was aware of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s internal warnings against approving the Abbot Point coal port expansion. Documents released under Freedom of Information show the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority internally found the […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    By 2020 Bulgaria will have three new specialized vessels for surveying the condition of the Danube River and new equipment for dredging the critical sections, Transport, Information Technology and Communications Minister Ivaylo Moskovski said at Tuesday’s meeting with Romanian Transport Minister Razvan Cuc in Sofia. Minister Moskovski pointed out that a project for the delivery […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Thursday with Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Governor Hisham Ramez, Minister of Finance Hany Qadry, International Cooperation Minister Naglaa el-Ahwani, and Investment Minister Ashraf Salman to discuss plan of funding new Suez Canal project. In a press release, Presidential Spokesman Ihab Badawi said that […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mundubbera’s flood resilience will be greatly improved with an earthen flood levee to be built through the Newman Government’s record investment in flood and disaster mitigation projects to protect Queensland communities. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the 2013 floods were the largest on record for the North Burnett. “The floods […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Abbott Government is protecting the Great Barrier Reef by delivering the election commitment to implement a Reef 2050 Plan, said Environment Minister Greg Hunt. The Reef 2050 Plan includes a Long Term Sustainability Plan and the establishment of a new $40 million Reef Trust to deliver important new projects to help protect this natural […]

  • 30 September 2013

    A new state-of-the-art artificial reef is now on the horizon for recreational fishers in the Mandurah region, as one of the major new projects to be supported in the latest round of the Recreational Fishing Initiatives Fund (RFIF) grants program. Fisheries Minister Troy Buswell said the artificial reef project would draw on the benefits and […]

  • 6 May 2013

    An amphibian dredger from Finland was officially inaugurated on Saturday at Silsako Beel wetland by Ajanta Neog, the Guwahati Development Department (GDD) Minister. The officials from the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) are hoping that this machine could help reduce urban flooding in the Guwahati area during the coming monsoon season, reports indiatimes.com. Regrading this […]

  • 21 February 2013

    PWD Minister Ajanta Neog announced that the Government plans to dredge the Bharalu River with the hope that dredging would solve the flooding problems. “The Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup (Metro) has been asked to clear the Bharalu and its banks from encroachment. Next we plan to dredge the river and fence its banks for preventing […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    ‘In my time as State Secretary, I witnessed the birth of Deltares. This top institute is already five years old, and it has developed into a global player with activities in more than 80 countries,‘ Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment was talking at the opening today of the new Deltares building […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover is surprised and extremely disappointed by last week’s announcement from the Minister of State, Simon Burns, that he is declining the Port’s voluntary privatisation Scheme. Responding to the Minister’s statement, Bob Goldfield, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover, said: “The decision is frustrating for the Port and for the community, […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    CCCC President Liu Qitao and Chief Engineer Sun Ziyu met the Minister of Transport of Thailand Sophon Zarum, on September 19. They carried out discussion about promoting and strengthening cooperation between the parties. During talk, Liu Qitao introduced main businesses and specialized advantages of CCCC. He hoped that comparative advantages and rich experience of CCCC […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has ruled out the possibility of floods in Bangkok, saying the rainy season this year is coming late as forecast. In this Saturday’s government talk show, Mr. Plodprasob disclosed that the combined amount of water in major dams was one percent lower than that of last year. The dams […]

  • 9 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in her weekly program “Yingluck Government Meets the People”, revealed that the government is working with an accelerated speed to ensure completion of various flood prevention projects. This year, construction of 3,000 permanent dikes is planned and expected to be completed by July 15. A project to plant 30 million saplings […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Simon Coveney, the Minister for Agriculture, officially opened a new €39.5m pier at Dinish Island in Castletownbere, Co Cork, according to tv3.ie. He said, “The new Dinish Wharf Development at Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre is an impressive piece of infrastructure. It provides a springboard to grow the fishing, aquaculture and associated industries to new heights […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb issued a decision No 377 for 2014 to form a ministerial committee for the Suez Canal Development Project. The committee will be headed by Prime Minister and include Ministers of Housing, Local Administration, Industry, Planning, Civil Aviation and Transport, as well as Ismailia and Port Said governors, in addition to head […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fiji’s Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Parveen Kumar Bala, said that funding for the Vaileka River dredging works will be provided by the Ministry of Agriculture, the Fiji Times reports. Following a stakeholder meeting with Rakiraki residents and business owners earlier this year, the minister said that the removal of silt from the river was […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Motleb said that his ministry is continuing the development projects in the fields of water resources and irrigation in South Sudan to clean up the main waterways in the Bahr El-Ghazal area. The projects include establishment of a number of river ports to link together all main cities […]

  • 3 October 2011

    India’s shipping industry should speed up the expansion of its ports, increase dredging facilities and invest in coastal shipping, the … By Anirban Chowdhury (gcaptain) [mappress] Source: gcaptain, October 3, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Union Shipping Minister Shri G.K. Vasan today inaugurated new facilities at the V.O. Chidambaranar Port, Tuticorin, which includes the state of art Vessel Traffic Management System, Modern Green Gate Port Entry Complex and Occupational Health Centre at the Port Hospital. In the presence of the minister, the representatives of the V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister of State for Transport Baroness Kramer was in Gloucestershire, Friday 4 July, to find out how the county is rising to the challenge of recovering from winter flooding and see how government funding is helping it to be better prepared for severe weather. The minister visited the Severnside villages of Maisemore and Tirley, both […]

  • 24 March 2011

    Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development D. Purandeswari has sought the intervention of Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy… (hindu) [mappress] Source: hindu, March 24, 2011    

  • 8 September 2011

    DCT Gdansk welcomes Poland’s Minister of Infrastructure Cezary Grabarczyk visited the container terminal yesterday. After welcoming President Lech Walesa, the Prime Minister and deputy Prime Minister in recent months, DCT Gdansk, the Polish container terminal, played host once again to one of the most important politicians in Poland. On 7th September 2011, DCT was visited […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egyptian Minister of Manpower and Immigration Nahed El-Ashri decided on Saturday to form a committee, containing 11 ministries and nine other departments, that will provide workers needed to carry out the Suez Canal area development project. The minister said that the committee would report its recommendations to the Cabinet regularly. She pointed out that trained workers […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Banagher, Co Offaly yesterday where works have started on a flood relief project at the Portavolla Estate. The works, which were approved under the OPW’s Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection scheme, are being led […]