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  • 28 July 2010

    Phnom Penh Autonomous Port is to quadruple its loading capacity in the next two years after securing US$68 million worth of Chinese … By Chun Sophal (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, July 28, 2010;

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    In order to help waterway transport, the sand dredging operations will soon be underway on several locations along the Tonle Bassac river, a spokesman from the Cambodian Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) confirmed yesterday. The government has identified some 30 to 40 spots stretching from the southeastern outskirts of Phnom Penh all the way […]

  • 11 August 2011

    Authorities are planning upgrades to effectively double the capacity of boats travelling from Phnom Penh Autonomous Port to Vietnam… (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, August 11, 2011

  • 27 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    CHINESE company Shanghai Co has been selected by the government to develop infrastructure at Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP)… [mappress] Source: Phnom Phen Post, January 22, 2010

  • 5 October 2010

    Residents of a Boeung Kak lake community joined a gathering in Phnom Penh on Monday to mark World Habitat Day, as their homes continue to be… (voanews) [mappress] Source: voanews, October 5, 2010;

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cambodian Prime Minister, Samdech Hun Sen, yesterday inaugurated a multipurpose terminal in the state-run Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), the only deep-sea port in Cambodia.  This new achievement – completed after more than three years of construction work – was undertaken at a total cost of $74 million under Japanese soft loan, through Japan International Cooperation […]

  • 17 February 2010

    At least five sand-dredging boats have begun mining operations off the coast of Koh Seh (Horse Island) in Preah Sihanouk province, an official said Tuesday, in an apparent violation of a sand-export ban ordered by Prime Minister Hun Sen on two occasions last year. [mappress] Source: The Phnom Penh News, February 17, 2010

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sorn Chandara, Dim Kundy and Chek Netra, three environmental activists of the network Mother Nature, were arrested last week while attempting to hold a peaceful demonstration in front of the National Assembly in Phnom Penh. Mother Nature’s activists were attempting to gather and submit a petition to the National Assembly to protest against controversial sand […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is studying the effects of bank erosion in the Mekong River during workshops taking place this week in Siem Reap. Organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of the Interior, the workshops will be held April 18-21 (national level) and April 25-28 (sub-national […]

  • 7 December 2012

    Local authorities in Russey Keo district inspected village homes along the banks of the Tonle Sap yesterday after residents refused compensation from the sand-dredging company they say is causing their homes to collapse into the river, claiming the amount is too small. Villagers said the official visit, which comes on the heels of an official […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The World Heritage Committee (WHC) is considering placing the magnificent Great Barrier Reef in the “endangered” category, because of the adverse impact of proposed new ports and coal loading facilities, which would add to the current pollution problems of soil, fertiliser and pesticides from coastal farms and developments. Each year 16 tonnes of pesticides are […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered government planners Tuesday to draw up a master plan to dredge sand from the Mekong River, saying it was aimed at restoring shallow areas along the waterway. Sand that is dredged from Cambodia’s portion of the river can also be exported to draw more revenue for the country, he […]

  • 11 November 2009

    SAND-DREDGING operations are on the rise in Kampot province, according to local fishermen, who say they are concerned about the possible environmental degradation and loss of livelihood stemming from the operations… Source: Phnom Phen Post, November 11, 2009;

  • 27 January 2010

    AUTHORITIES have temporarily suspended three Kampot province dredging operations for sand to export, a local official confirmed on Tuesday, but confusion remains over the exact reason… [mappress] Source: Phnom Phen Post, January 27, 2010;

  • 6 January 2010

    VILLAGERS in Koh Kong province say they continue to suffer from large-scale sand-dredging operations in coastal estuaries, which they add have reduced fish catches and threatened the livelihoods of thousands of local fishermen. [mappress] Source: The Phnom Phen Post, January 6, 2010

  • 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 […]

  • 25 August 2009

    PREAH Sihanouk province customs officials prevented the export of several thousand tonnes of sand to Singapore in a recent raid, officials from the company transporting the material said Monday, adding, however, that it had obtained permission from the government to operate. More: Phomh Penh Post

  • 7 November 2014

    A full dredging operation to try to contain the Asian clam on the river bed at Lanesborough in Co Longford is not likely to take place for some months yet, announced shannonside.ie. Amanda Mooney, Director of the Shannon River Basin at Inland Fisheries Ireland, stated that the process to carry out dredging of the river bed is […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The Dredge McFarland, a 300-foot-long hopper dredge owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will be open for tours May 19 at Penn’s Landing from noon to 6 p.m. The free tours are part of Delaware River Day, an annual event dedicated to safe boating and waterway preservation. Sponsored by the Delaware […]

  • 9 May 2011

    It’s the beginning of another exciting summer season at Penn’s Landing. The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is proudly announcing sign… More info: pr-usa [mappress] Source: pr-usa, May 9, 2011;

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Corporacion del Proyecto ENLACE del Cano Martin Pena have signed an agreement to assist in the restoration of the ecosystem of the Martin Pena canal. The agreement, detailed in a Memorandum of Understanding, provides the foundation for […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Pend Oreille County’s proposed comprehensive update of its shoreline master program. The county’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s right to public lands and waters. The […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government has completed a $3.8 million reconstruction of the biggest jetty at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbor. Transport Minister Bill Marmion said that the two-year improvement project had transformed Jetty 2 and was an important part of the harbor’s ongoing jetty replacement program. “The project involved a partial demolition, piling work and implementation […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is complete on the $2.1 million replacement of Jetty A at Geraldton’s Batavia Coast Marina. Transport Minister Dean Nalder said the brand new modern floating pen system was vastly superior to the original concrete and wood structure which had reached the end of its serviceable life. “The new Jetty A requires minimal maintenance and […]

  • 10 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano held an informative meeting with a delegation headed by Mo Wenhe, Chairman of the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) and Wei Hua Wang, representative of the Chinese-Panamanian Office of Business Development. Mo Wenhe showed interest in the development of projects in the Panama Canal during the upcoming years. […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the William Penn Foundation have jointly announced a third-year round of funding for the Delaware River Restoration Fund projects. Twelve new or continuing water conservation and restoration grants totaling $1.77 million were unveiled at a news conference in Philadelphia yesterday. The 12 awards generated $3 million in match from […]