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  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Delegation of the Dhaka Water Supply & Sewerage Authority (DWASA) was in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, last week to see how the Dutch are performing similar mechanical dredging methods to the ones that are used in Dhaka. The delegation, including Mr Abul Kashem, Chief Engineer DWASA, Md Nurul Islam, PD UDDP, Superintending Engineer Drainage (E&M) Division DWASA and Md […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) and Vitens Evides International (VEI) from the Netherlands have signed a memorandum of understanding expressing their commitment to intensify the existing partnership and explore future opportunities. This partnership focusses on technical support on operations and maintenance of drinking water infrastructure and on demonstration of urban dredging technologies as […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen and her delegation visited today the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP). This cleanup program is being implemented under the partnership of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The equipment involved in the cleaning work includes floating bulldozers, excavators and […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) and Vitens Evides International (VEI) from the Netherlands have just released an update video about their Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. This program, launched in 2014, is strongly focused on improving the operations of Dhaka WASA by introducing cost and time effective dredging methods that will […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently started the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as a part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). This project comes as a part of recently started 10-year dredging scheme, launched by Dhaka WASA, to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    One of the world’s biggest dredging and land reclamation events will return to Singapore during the next week. At the event, global maritime & land authorities, port operators and engineering contractors will gather to discuss latest developments in the industry. “Equip Global’s 6th Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2016 is a crucial hub to […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will announce the recipient of an Urban Waters Program grant in Atlanta on Tuesday. EPA’s Urban Water Program supports communities in their efforts to access, improve and benefit from their urban waters and the surrounding land. Urban waters can be canals, rivers, lakes, wetlands, aquifers, estuaries, bays and oceans […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thirteen other federal partners are teaming up with San Antonio to revitalize the San Antonio River Basin and improve the local community. This partnership will reconnect local communities, particularly those that are overburdened or economically distressed, with their waterways. Improving coordination among federal agencies and collaborating with community-led […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other federal partners, announced that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is adding 11 new locations. In addition, […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the auspicious of the Metro Colombo Urban Development Project led by the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, new dredging machines and modern equipments were handed over to the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLR&DC) at a function held at the Ministry premises last week. Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa participated at […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging market will record a modest 2.7% CAGR between the forecast 2017 and 2022, according to a new Fact.MR study. While dredging seeks extensive application across various areas ranging from trade activity to coastal protection, revenues from dredging activities in urban development will increase at a relatively higher rate through 2022, according to the […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Tuesday, Sept. 2, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney will meet with three 2014 Urban Waters Grants awardees to highlight their work to help protect and restore the Proctor Creek watershed, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. The awardees are: the Center for Watershed Protection, […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Flanders Investment & Trade Agency and the Brussels Export & Investment Promotion Agency with the support of East Flanders province (Belgium) will lead an economic delegation to Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Breaking News. The delegation with over 40 company members will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4-7 and in Hanoi […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Kasim Reed announced in partnership with the the White House Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Transportation and Urban Development, the Army Corp of Engineers and the Centers for Disease Control, along with other federal and community partners, that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is expanding to […]

  • 20 March 2012

    “As a country emerging from the shadows of terrorism into a bright, prosperous future, Sri Lanka has many challenges to face and many opportunities to exploit“, stated Secretary Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa. He expressed these views today (March 20), delivering the keynote address as Chief Guest at the inauguration ceremony […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Métropole européenne de Lille (MEL) has announced tender for the completion of dredging works in the Port of Lille. The works will be carried out in the area of Wasquehal and further downstream of the Roubaix urban expressway canal to Marcq en Baroeul. The goal of the project is to find a Freycinet navigation template on […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The Cibubur River is in desperate need of more dredging program, according to beritajakarta.com. The current condition of Cibubur River is very alarming, said Chief of RW 02 Krendang Urban Village, and added: “Yes, the river was had been dredged in front of Tambora Sub-District Community Health Center (Puskesmas) three months ago, but the mud […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The Cabinet has granted approval to allocate Rs.1000 million to proceed with the special flood control work program for the year 2012 initiated by the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation & Development Corporation under the direction of Secretary Defence & Urban Development,. The Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) has launched an ambitious program of economic and […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Efficiently-designed and well-constructed sea ports are viewed as the bedrock upon which a region’s infrastructure is developed and maintained, Fact.MR said in their latest study on global dredging market. Across the globe, freight transportation is widely achieved by sea, urging regional governments to employ dredging throughout their shores, according to the Dublin headquartered market research firm. Capital […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the instruction of Rosmorrechflot on April 18, 2014, in Vladivostok, the agreement was signed between Vladivostok Administration, FSUE “Rosmorport” and LLC “Inflot Worldwide Rus” on collaboration for the purposes of development of urban port infrastructure for the cruise shipping. The document was signed by Igor Pushkarev, head of Vladivostok Administration, Alexey Nemkov, Deputy General […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program has announced completion of the final report on the health of wetlands located in New Castle County’s Christina River Watershed. The Christina River originates in Landenburg, Pa., and flows 35 miles eastward through Newark, Christiana and Newport, Del., before emptying into the Delaware River through the Port of Wilmington. One […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Urban waterways in California have the highest levels of pollution from heavy metals and industrial organic compounds, according to an online report containing data and tests collected from all over the state by the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board). The Stream Pollution Trends (SPoT) monitoring program is the first consistent assessment of […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) first-ever Performance Audit on Water Pollution in India has found out that despite earmarking Rs 24.56crore, under the National River Conservation Plan (NRCP), the project for restoration and conservation of Veli-Akkulam lake had not achieved its objectives as yet. The report said that the activities to be undertaken for […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the City of San Antonio and the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) are celebrating the start of the Urban Waters Project. The event will take place today, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at the Christopher Columbus Hall, 201 Piazza Italia, […]

  • 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 […]