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  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The County Government of Uasin Gishu, one of the 47 counties of Kenya, received a new Watermaster Class IV amphibious dredging machine last week. During the launching ceremony, Uasin Gishu Governor, Jackson Mandago, said that this piece of equipment will be used to clean large dams across the county. Mandago also added that the purchase […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Samuel Atta-Akyea, the Minister of Works and Housing (MWH) of the Republic of Ghana, commissioned two amphibious dredgers in Accra yesterday. These two Watermaster Class V machines belong to Dredge Masters – a subsidiary of the Jospong Group of Companies. Since 2015, Dredge Masters has been undertaking dredging works on the Korle Lagoon in Accra. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    In order to restore an ecological condition and biodiversity and to secure the availability of clean drinking water and irrigation water for local communities, the Colombian Government has established a strategic plan for restoring the Lake Fuquene, in the north of Cundinamarca, Colombia. The Autonomous Environmental Corporation of Cundinamarca – CAR was designated to be responsible […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Former President and incumbent Speaker of the House of Representatives, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, last week inspected the dredging equipment that she transferred to the town of Calumpit under the ‘Turn over of Dredging Equipment’ program in Iba Este, Calumpit, Bulacan. Bulacan Acting Governor, Daniel R. Fernando, and Congressman Jonathan R. Sy-Alvarado of the First District of Bulacan […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four Watermaster dredgers have been brought from Finland to improve the environmental condition of the Northern Lakes (lagoons) of Egypt. The Nile Delta estuarine with its wetlands, lakes and lagoons forms a transitional water purification and protective zone before the Mediterranean Sea. This zone is a productive agricultural and aquacultural area, as well as an important […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Negombo Lagoon cleanup project in Sri Lanka was recently completed by using a multipurpose Watermaster amphibious dredging machine.  The Negombo Lagoon suffers from heavy siltation and the presence of urban debris, making big trouble for the fishing and sightseeing boats to enter the certain parts of the lagoon. Watermaster’s Urban Dredging Concept was utilized […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Chennai Corporation recently acquired an amphibious multipurpose Watermaster dredger to counter the water hyacinth problem plaguing the Chennai’s water canals in Kodungaiyur.  Hyacinth can be a real problem in many ways: it restricts water flow, blocks sunlight for aquatic plants, starves water of oxygen and kills fish. For years, the Chennai Corporation has […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aquamec Ltd., a Finland based developer and manufacturer of the Watermaster multipurpose machines, has released a very interesting paper on flood fighting activities in the Philippines. The paper focuses on flood prevention efforts of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH – responsible for providing and managing quality infrastructure facilities and services for […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Finnish company Aquamec Ltd. has launched its new Watermaster dredger – Classic V, with 50% more suction dredging capacity compared to the Classic IV model. Aquamec’s research and development work has also generated the Watermaster Urban dredging concept and new features for hard soil dredging. With a bigger Watermaster Cutter Pump, together with a more […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Aquamec Ltd, a Finland-based company that manufactures the Watermaster – a multipurpose solution for work in shallow water – has just released a new video which shows the capabilities and applications of the versatile Watermaster dredger. The multipurpose Watermaster is used worldwide for deepening shallow waterways to keep them operational, cleaning urban canals to prevent floods, removing […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New dredging machine with backhoe, Watermaster Classic IV, has recently arrived in Olongapo City. Watermaster can “walk” in and out of water without crane assistance and moves independently in water as well, minimizing the need of extra machinery and labour and is thus a very cost-effective solution. [mappress] Press Release, August 19, 2014

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New dredging machine with backhoe, Watermaster Classic IV, has recently arrived in Olongapo City. Watermaster can “walk” in and out of water without crane assistance and moves independently in water as well, minimizing the need of extra machinery and labour and is thus a very cost-effective solution. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, July 31, 2014  

  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City Government of Dagupan received P3 million from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Monday as performance challenge fund (PCF). The check corresponding to this amount was handed by Rhoderick Dawis, chief of DILG in Dagupan City, to Mayor Belen Fernandez during the flag raising ceremony attended by City Government officials […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Watermaster has presented a new video about its applications in the mining industry. These main applications are: 1. Slimes removal – removing mineral sediments, slimes, from process ponds to keep them from clogging the pumps and lowering the production rate; – slimes removal from rain/groundwater ponds in open pit mines. 2. Recovering valuable materials – […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the following video, Watermaster, Finland based company, presents its technology – Watermaster. This digging machine is ideal for different shallow water applications. Watermaster has excellent mobilisation capabilities: • Transportable on public roads with a standard trailer; • Moves in and out of water and trailer without crane assistance; • Can operate in very shallow […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Watermaster is ideal for different shallow water applications. Watermaster has excellent mobilisation capabilities: • Transportable on public roads with a standard trailer; • Moves in and out of water and trailer without crane assistance; • Can operate in very shallow waters, wetlands and even on dry ground; • Cruises in water to the work site […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Watermaster is ideal for different shallow water applications. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kS15O7RwBsI Watermaster has excellent mobilisation capabilities: • Transportable on public roads with a standard trailer; • Moves in and out of water and trailer without crane assistance; • Can operate in very shallow waters, wetlands and even on dry ground; • Cruises in water to the work […]

  • 16 July 2012

    AS flooding continues to pose environmental challenge in Lagos, the state authorities have risen to the occasion through the procurement of multi-capacity equipment, which will be used for free flow of water channels. Recently torrential rains, has led to overflowing rivers, canals and floods, which is caused by shallow water canals caused by silting and […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality in South Africa is known as the city of lakes. Ekurhuleni has been facing numerous challenges with the state of its lakes especially with the invasive plants and the build up of silt. Many solutions were researched and experimented without long-term answers. Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality is situated in South Africa’s manufacturing heartland. […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    The city of Joensuu in the eastern part of Finland is transforming an old contaminated sawmill area near the city centre into an up-to-date housing district. Before the building can start, the whole area must be thoroughly restored after more than a century of heavy industrial useage. Joensuu (which means: “mouth of a river”) is […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Watermaster is a Finnish-made serially produced versatile dredger, that can do suction- and backhoe dredging and even pile driving work. Watermaster can “walk” in and out of water without crane assistance and it moves independently in water as well, minimizing the need of extra machinery and labour and is thus a very cost-effective solution. The […]

  • 1 December 2009
    Equipment, Technology

    The river Kosi, known as shok (sorrow) of Bihar, is also infamous for its heavy silt deposits, one of the worst in the world… Source: The Telegraph, December 12, 2009;

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Watermaster has just released this amazing video from the recently completed Cellulose Aeration Lagoon Dredging Project in Chile. Under the scheme, a pulp mill development and expansion project required the removal of more than 120,000m³ of organic sludge from an aeration lagoon of the effluent plant. The mud had to be captured in geo-synthetic […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    After completion of a cleanup program in the Matampay River, the Watermaster dredgers are now working on the shallow parts of the Rio Grande de Mindanao River, the second largest river in the Philippines. During the early years, water hyacinths flowed and accumulated into the deeper section of the river, causing heavy flooding and affecting […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Governement’s Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has just release the latest update on their Manila Bay dredging scheme, saying that the total volume of removed muck and silt from 20m distance from shore to bay and thickness/depth of two meters is 18,000m³ at the moment.  “Two units of multi-purpose amphibious dredge […]