infrastructure

SHC issues notices to ministry, DHA

Date of Release: 
May 7 2014

Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday issued notices to Federal Ministry of Environment, Defence Housing Authority (DHA) chief secretary and others on appeal filed by Karachi Metropolitan Corporation against stay order regarding construction work on a flyover and two underpasses in Clifton area.

KMC challenged the SHC’s single bench stay order against construction work of underpass and flyover project in Clifton area, being financed and executed by a private builder and developer to facilitate visitors of its multistory project.

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Bridge over busy waters

Date of Release: 
Oct 21 2013

The recent announcement by a little-known group called the Straits of Malacca Partners Sdn Bhd to build a project to build a RM44 billion bridge linking Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra has set the maritime community abuzz.

Touted to be the biggest infrastructure project ever in Malaysia, the 50 km bridge between Malacca and Dumai in is envisioned to enhance socio-economic ties between the two lands.

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Tunnel-road projects subjected to feasibility studies

Date of Release: 
Oct 6 2013

The four highways under the RM6.34 billion tunnel–road project have been subjected to full compliance to individual feasibility studies and detailed design works (FSDD), which includes detailed environmental impact assessment (DEIA) studies.

Or else, the particular highway project would just end there.

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng disclosed here today that each highway under the mega project would have its own separate FSDD.

Under the arrangement, FSDD report of a highway would not affect others so long their respective studies gave them the nod to go ahead.

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Coalition: Environmental impact test needed for Batu Caves cable car project

Date of Release: 
Sep 27 2013

WE APPLAUD the setting up of the Special Task Force by the Selayang Municipal Council to deliberate on the legality of structures at the Batu Caves temple grounds.

Batu Caves remains an important religious site for Hindus and an iconic tourism spot.

However, its expansion should not proceed without considering its impact on the natural environment. This includes the proposed cable car project.

Limestone karsts such as Batu Caves are home to many endemic plant and animal species. Any development, including a cable car project, should not have any negative impacts on their habitats.

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Six lane track from Enderamulla to Ambepussa

Date of Release: 
Sep 12 2013

The preliminary work on the first phase of the proposed Northern Expressway from Enderamulla to Ambepussa will begin before the end of this year.

Ports and Highways Project Minister Nirmala Kothalawala said the first phase of the project from Enderamulla to Ambepussa will have six lanes.

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EIA: Red Line Mass Transit Project

Published Date: 
08/2008

This report is EIA study of Detailed Design of red line Mass Transit Project (Bang Sue-Rangsit Section) which is an additional study and review the previous project (Study and Detailed Design for North-Bound Train System in Bangkok (Bang Sue-Rangsit) and Bang Sue Train Station) which was studied by Thai Engineering Consultants, Ltd. in 2005. In the previous project, 5 stations had been designed which were Bang Sue station, Bang Kaen station, Laksi station, Don Muang Station and Rangsit station and were approved by ONEP on June 20, 2005.

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EIA: Southern Transport Development Project

Published Date: 
04/2007

This document is the summary environmental impact assessment (SEIA) of the findings of the 2005 and 2006 environmental assessments for the Southern Transport Development Project: (i) Supplementary Environmental Assessment (SupEA) and (ii) EIA of Expansion to 4 Lanes (St2EIA). The SEIA is presented to streamline the disclosure of two very closely related and overlapping documents, which have a common environmental background. The SEIA was prepared following the Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines (2003) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

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Colombo-Katunayake Expressway Project: Selecting development options through environment-based planning approaches

Published Date: 
08/2006

Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka, situated on the West Coast of the country. The proposed high-speed road link is between Colombo City and Katunayake, the location of the international airport, which is situated about 25 km north of Colombo. The project would fulfil a long-felt need not only to facilitate passenger and freight movements between the two points, but also to ease the traffic from and to the northern part of the country.

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Bt300 billion water management construction may be "a waste"

Date of Release: 
Jun 19 2013

Constructions under the government's costly water-management and flood-prevention modules could end up being useless structures because of a total lack of integration between key modules, a leading academic at Kasetsart University (KU) has warned.

The Cabinet, however, yesterday approved the Water and Flood Management Commission's (WFMC) proposal that the government seek a Bt314-bilion loan to finance the nine modules and supplementary projects.

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IEE: Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program — Srinagar City Parking Subproject

Published Date: 
04/2012

Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) has undertaken Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program (JKUSDIP), financed by the ADB through Multi- Tranche Financing Facility (MFF). The total estimated cost of the program is about US $485 millions, out of which $300 million will be financed by ADB.

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