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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jul 17, 2018

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“Shurakkha”, a comprehensive road-safety and defensive driving program for commercial bus & truck drivers, jointly organized by BRAC and Chevron in collaboration with the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA), was recently inaugurated at a local hotel in Sylhet. This forms part of a larger initiative that targets communities living near Chevron’s Bibiyana gas field and in Habiganj District, and aims to boost defensive-driving skills, increase awareness on safe pedestrian behaviors,... »
ABB is one of the leading engineering companies in the offering state of the art power & automation solutions to industries and utilities with a declared mission of minimizing environmental impact and maximizing efficiency. The company organized seminars on 17th and 18th February in Dhaka. ABB faculties from around the world – Finland, Germany, Italy, India, Australia and Dubai – apart from the companies local technical experts dwelt upon the... »
A leading German-based company – FEAL Industrial Solutions – on Monday offered modern technological and technical support for Bangladesh to manage its industrial sector’s waste. The company also agreed to support Bangladesh in generating solar energy, wind power, port management, roads infrastructure development and modernization of Bangladesh’s steel industry. A four-member delegation, led by chairman of the company Achin Kilingberg, met Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu at Shilpa Bhaban and... »
Manikganj: With the death toll in the Padma launch capsize reaching 70 on Monday morning, the local administration called it quits. Deputy commissioner Rasheda Ferdous said to the reporters at a press briefing near the capsize spot around 10am that they called off the rescue operation as there was ‘no one left missing from the list’. However, rescue operation will be carried out in adjacent areas of the river, the... »

JWG second meeting held in Delhi

Power & Transit Cooperation Between BBIN

The second meetings of the JWGs on Sub-Regional Cooperation between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) on Water Resources Management and Power/Hydropower and on Connectivity and Transit were held in New Delhi on 30-31 January 2015 in a friendly and cordial atmosphere. The delegations welcomed the opportunity to exchange views on various possibilities for cooperation at a sub-regional level for mutual benefit. The JWG on Water Resources Management and Power/Hydropower... »
The Corporate Award and Branding Committee of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) has selected IDCOL for the Second Position in the category of ‘Best Corporate in the Non-Bank Financial Institution Sector’ as part of ‘ICMAB Best Corporate Award 2014’. Mr. Adul Maal Abdul Muhith, M.P, Hon’ble Finance Minister, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh handed over the replica to Mr. Mahmood Malik, Executive Director and... »
Chevron employees along with Gas Plant Superintendent Austin Pranger distributing blankets, mufflers and caps in Bibiyana. Through the months of December 2014 and January 2015, Chevron Bangladesh conducted its “Winter Clothes Donation” drive. A total of 4500 blankets, 1400 mufflers, 2100 caps and 1000 warm clothes were distributed to the communities near Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulvi Bazar Gas Plants.
Kevin Lyon has been appointed the new President of Chevron Bangladesh, with effect from January 1st 2015. Prior to this assignment, he held the post of Netherlands Country Manager for Chevron Upstream Europe. Lyon joined Chevron as an Electrical Engineer in 1988, after earning his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering that same year from the University of Wyoming in the United States. Aside from multiple locations in the United States,... »
The government has developed several monitoring modalities to closely observe the implementation of the seven fast-track projects, involving over $16.5bn, and ensure transparency in tender processes. Apparently learning from the allegations of corruption raised by the World Bank regarding the Padma bridge project, the government now wants to keep the implementation of the fast-track projects spotless. The projects are: Padma bridge; metro rail; deep-sea port; 1,320 megawatt Rampal Power Plant;... »
The Unnayan Onneshan (UO), an independent multidisciplinary think tank, in its half yearly assessment of the economy for FY 2014-15 reveals that the rate of growth in gross domestic product (GDP) may fall short of the target due mainly to the economic factors – sluggish investment, infrastructural underdevelopments, unsatisfactory collection of revenue vis-à-vis target, low-performance in external sector, and non-economic factors – institutional weaknesses and current political uncertainties. After a... »