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  • 4 March 2013

    Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will be on a working visit to Washington and New York from 4 to 6 March to see how the Netherlands and the United States can work together more closely on water defences. A number of companies will be joining the minister during part of the visit. […]

  • 18 June 2012

    The Office of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is implementing its flood prevention scheme on the assumption that the flood will hit Bangkok as it did in 2011. After a meeting with BMA executives, BMA Spokesperson Mr. Wasan Meewong said that related agencies have coordinated to quickly prepare Bangkok for possible flooding, given the recent amount […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today embarks on a four-day flood tour to eight provinces, covering areas from downstream provinces to the northern region, to inspect the progress of flood response preparedness. Ms Yingluck is today scheduled to chair the meeting of the Strategic Committee for Water Resources Management at the government house as well as […]

  • 17 October 2011

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra assured the public again that Bangkok is safe and that to alleviate the suffering of people, all canals… (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, October 17, 2011;

  • 14 October 2011

    The army is urgently dredging canals to improve the rate of discharge of floodwater into the sea via the Tha Chin river in an effort to save… (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, October 14, 2011;

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Somchai Janpratin, deputy mayor of Songkhla Province, yesterday examined the Tao-it dredging project in the city municipality. The drains are the main way to funnel water from the city into Songkhla Lake, and dredging will let the water flow from the city into the lake faster, lessening the flood problem in Tao-it neighborhood that occurs […]

  • 20 August 2012

    The government have been dredging canals and planting forests to help prevent floods this year. Sluice gates damaged by major floods last year have been repaired while the construction of permanent flood barriers have been implemented. During her weekly TV program on NBT, PM Yingluck spoke of the government’s flood prevention preparations, saying that the […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Less than 10% of rivers and canals in flood-risk areas have been dredged. The Water Resources Department is confident that they will finish all the projects before the rainy season begins, according to Bangkok Post. Only 155 out of 1,587 dredging projects in rivers and canals in the northern, northeastern and central regions have been […]

  • 31 January 2012

    Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra said on Monday that the dredging of canals and sewers in the capital would be done before …   (nationmultimedia) [mappress] Source: nationmultimedia, January 31, 2012;

  • 10 November 2011

    The government’s Flood Relief Operations Centre will provide a total of 71 pumps for the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to use… (pattayatoday) [mappress] Source: pattayatoday, November 10, 2011;

  • 27 September 2012

    Thai and Myanmar leaders have introduced plans to form a joint committee to supervise the construction of the Dawei deep-sea port in Myanmar. According to bernama.com, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in her meeting with Myanmar President Thein Sein discussed the Thai-Myanmar cooperation on the development of the Dawei deep seaport and other development projects […]

  • 17 February 2012

    The government will spend Bt330 million on at least 25 projects in Lop Buri this fiscal year to minimise flooding and the risk of watershortages… By Chanikarn Phumhirun, Jeerapong Prasertphonkrang (nationmultimedia) [mappress] Source:nationmultimedia , February 17, 2012

  • 8 May 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has affirmed that the dredging of canals and drainage systems will be complete ahead of the upcoming rainy season, according to TAN Network. Department of Drainage and Sewerage Director Sanya Sheenimit reported that his office has dredged 40 percent of canals in Bangkok and expects the rest to be done by […]

  • 8 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The National Human Rights Commission will ask Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to scrap a business proposal that would see the dredging of a large network of waterways in Phang Nga… Source: The Nation, December 8, 2009

  • 7 February 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has begun the dredging of city canals in order to get ready for the arrival of heavy rain. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Deputy Governor Wallop Suwandee said on Saturday that he has urged officers at the Department of Drainage and Sewerage to speedily draw a conclusion on the dredging of all […]

  • 6 September 2010

    The Nan River and two adjacent rivers will be dredged and have sluice gates installed as part of an integrated approach to tackle chronic… (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, September 6, 2010;

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Equip Global’s Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2015 will be held in Singapore, from 19-22 May. To help global ports, maritime and land authorities, and engineering contractors overcome challenges in dredging and land reclamation projects, Equip Global will bring together the industry professionals across the continents to discuss and exchange experiences on effective and practical dredging and […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) is urgently removing all oil waste containers and equipment from the oil-stained Ao Phrao beach before inspecting and reviving the ecological system in the area. PTTGC, who is responsible for the recent oil spill in Rayong province, said it would start surveying effects on the ecological system of the beach immediately […]

  • 15 May 2012

    The Science and Technology Minister has admitted that inefficient water resources management is the root to the country’s inundation problem while insisting that the construction of Mae Wong Dam will not cause environmental impact. Speaking at a seminar concerning the flood crisis and budget allocation for appropriate water management in the future, Science and Technology […]

  • 20 June 2012

    The Royal Thai Army has now completed the dredging of 100 canals in Bangkok, while the dredging work in middle stream provinces are nearing completion. Army Region 1 Commander Lieutenant-General Udomdej Sitabutr said that as part of the state-initiated flood prevention project, the army has dredged 100 canals in the capital, and has completed 84 […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Yesterday, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra travelled to Transport Ministry to assign relevant agencies to carry out a number of flood-related policies. Ms. Yingluck instructed that all parties should collaborate with one another in the same direction for the benefit of the nation and its people. The meeting was attended by Transport Minister Sukampon Suwannathat, Deputy […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Irrigation Department and Prachuap Khirikhan Province have united to resolve sewage problems in Khao Ta Reservoir, following a Royal Initiative Project, by dredging the ground and increasing the amount of oxygen dissolved in the water for improved quality in the future. The Irrigation Department has begun the Khao Ta Reservoir development and improvement project […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment held discussions with relevant authorities to accelerate the dredging of canals and tributaries in the Chao Phraya River basin in the national attempt at flood prevention. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Preecha Rengsomboonsuk today presided over a meeting to discuss the dredging of waterways in the upstream, midstream […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Taking place on 20-23 May 2015 in Singapore, Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2015 will again be the premier meeting place for port, dredging and land reclamation professionals in Asia Place. The event will incorporate case studies and updates from the latest port dredging projects around the region and will bring the visitors face […]

  • 5 June 2014

      As the rainy season is due to begin in early June, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is prepared to dredge sewer pipes in the capital in a bid to improve drainage capacity. The BMA said the focus would be on Chaeng Wattana Road where flooding has been reported throughout all rainy seasons. The Department […]

  • 13 January 2014

    Farmland in Nakhon Sawan and Tak has been hit by drought. Main rivers have been dredged to flow faster. In Tak, agricultural areas in Mae Sot district are in a dire need of water after natural water sources dried up. Lime orchards are lacking water and some of the produce are sold at a lower […]