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  • 18 August 2011

    Mindful of the persistent dengue threat, the Department of the Interior and Local Governments (DILG) called on governors, mayors… By DJ Yap (inquirer) [mappress] Source: inquirer, August 18, 2011

  • 30 December 2010

    The City of Sipalay is one of the cities in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines, located in the most southwestern part of Negros Island . The place has a long history of land use that contributed to the degrading state of its watersheds. Being a highly mineralized area, mining exploration has been the first […]

  • 13 December 2010

    We were privileged to have seen first-hand President Noynoy Aquino at work as a consensus-builder. The President recently called the various key stakeholders in the.. (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, December 13, 2010

  • 15 August 2010

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will lead another dredging and clean-up drive in eight Metro Manila waterways starting… By ANNA LIZA T. VILLAS (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, August 15, 2010;

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, three dredging machines of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), one brand new and just imported from Finland, are simultaneously dredging all heavily silted rivers in Dagupan that will last for one year with the city shouldering only one month cost of fuel of the machines and in transporting the brand new […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philippine-based International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) is about to invest $130 million in Iraq’s largest port, the Port of Umm Qasr, located on the Gulf coast. Through its subsidiary ICTSI (M.E) JLT, the company signed, on April 8th, a contract with General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI) to operate, develop and expand […]

  • 30 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 24-30, 2016).   PHOTO: Wasa Expands Its Dredging Fleet Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, has just released a photo of its new 140 ton multi-purpose land machine based on a EX1200 Excavator from […]

  • 18 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 12-18, 2018).   Iloilo Plans Include Dredging International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has submitted a proposal to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to develop two ports in Iloilo – the Iloilo Port Complex and the Port of Dumangas, […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Social Action Center of the Diocese of Dumaguete is closely coordinating with authorities, government offices, the private sector and other stakeholders to stop the reported black sand mining in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental. The move is in accordance with the common stand of the four dioceses of Negros Island, including Siquijor province, opposing all […]

  • 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, […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The cease and desist order (CDO) issued by Governor Roel Degamo in behalf of the provincial government of Negros Oriental against Sino-Italy Construction Philippines, Inc. to refrain from conducting dredging operations in Tanjay City remains in effect. Atty. Richard Enojo, concurrent provincial administrator and provincial legal officer, on Tuesday said the CDO has not been […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maguindanao Governor Esmael Mangudadatu expects more scholars under the provincial government’s MagPEACE scholarship program. Mangudadatu on Monday declared the provincial government’s continued support to the scholarship program. Mangudadatu said included in the proposed loan were allotments of P200-M for a palm oil processing plant and P100-M to purchase a dredging machine needed to address problems […]

  • 15 August 2012

    President Aquino has approved the implementation of high priority and high impact flood control projects. These projects include: – the repair of breached dikes, – upgrading of aging pumping stations, – clearing of clogged waterways. Aquino expects that the projects, which will initially cost some P5 billion, will be finished in a year’s time, according […]

  • 6 May 2011

    A huge backlog of ports, especially roll on/roll off (RORO)-capable docks, has gravely jeopardized economic and social reforms that the Aqui… By BEN R. ROSARIO (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, May 6, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has given the nod for capacity improvements at the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), the flagship operation of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). “Foremost among these improvements is the first phase construction of Berths 7 and 8, set to begin on October 15. The second phase, to begin in […]

  • 26 January 2012

    A marine geologist from the University of the Philippines-Diliman, Dr.Fernando Siringan, who conducted a bathymetric study in the lower Cagayan River, has recommended to the provincial government officials to dredge the silted parts of the river. Siringan’s study shows that the Cagayan River was already heavily silted due to erosion and found out constriction of […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has stopped dredging operations on the banks of Aklan River, which were carried out without the required permits from the DENR and the local government. PNA news agency reported that the DENR on Tuesday swooped down on a 50-ton Chinese boat conducting dredging activities along the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 8-14, 2018).   Gothenburg Port Expansion Kicks Off After years of planning and preparation, construction of an entirely new terminal in the outer area of the Swedish Port of Gothenburg has started.   Jan De Nul Bags Port of […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    All of the bidders for for the consultancy contract to study the impact of reclamation projects on Manila Bay and the communities around were non-complying based on the submitted documents, according to the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA). “Those who submitted eligibility documents on February 2 are Certeza Infosys Corporation, Pertconsult International, DHI Group Inc., Royal Haskoning […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has allotted $48.2 million for the rehabilitation of the Subic Bay Freeport’s piers and wharves, the Philippine News Agency informs. Newly-appointed SBMA Chairperson and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said that the move is part of an effort to fully improve the so-called heart and soul of this premier maritime logistics center. […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) is all set to implement a P480-million dredging project at the Cebu port to allow the entry of bigger vessels, a CPA official said. CPA committee on business and finance chairman, CPA commissioner Charles Co said the dredging will include sea lanes from Pier 1 near the South Road Properties […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City Government of Balanga plans to reduce incidents of flooding in the city and minimize their adverse effects when the rainy season comes this year. Employing a two-pronged approach, the city government has invested on infrastructure to control flooding and reforestation to prevent it. Collaborating actively with the city government, the Provincial Engineer’s Office […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dagupan City Mayor Belen Fernandez today expressed optimism that the ongoing dredging of shallow rivers with the use of three dredging machines loaned by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will not only ease flooding but will boost the production of milkfish, which is Dagupan’s number one agricultural product. Fernandez said that a […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the shallow rivers in Dagupan will take more than one year using three dredging machines loaned to the city by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). City Engineer Virginia Rosario, in a press conference called Monday night by Mayor Belen Fernandez, said more than 250,000 cubic meters of silt are set […]