According to the massive earthquake of 6.3 Richter in Thailand on May 5, 2015, the earthquake occurred on Pha Yao Fault and its center was in the area of Phan and Mae Lao districts, Chiang Rai province, resulting in dramatic damage of buildings and households in Chiang Rai and Phayao provinces.
On January 26, 2015, the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning, the Ministry of Transport, had signed the contract to hire Panya Consultants Co., Ltd. to carry out the Detailed Design of Double Track Railway, Den Chai-Chiang Mai Project with the operation period of 14 months.
It is well-known that the best traffic solution in Bangkok is the monorail system. According to the cabinet’s resolution, the master plan on the rail transport system in Bangkok and its perimeter was approved. Relevant agencies have been assigned to accelerate the operation of responsible projects, one of which is the BMA’s grey line monorail project, in which a consulting group comprising Panya Consultants Co., Ltd., Index International Group Co., Ltd., Phisut Technology Co., Ltd., Ensol Co., Ltd. and TransConsult Co., Ltd. was hired to study the project with a budget of 65.5 million baht. According to the Monday’s report, the study result was presented today.
On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, the Structural Design of Coastal Erosion Prevention and Preparation of Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIA) in Crisis Areas of Saen Suk Sub-district, Mueang District, Chon Buri Province organized a technical seminar on Coastal Erosion Prevention and Solution in Saen Suk Sub-district, Mueang District, Chon Buri Province to present project information and study results, exchange knowledge and experience as well as listen to comments from experts on coastal erosion prevention, academics and people concerned from the public and private sectors to enhance knowledge for maximum benefits for further project development at The Tide Resort, Saen Suk sub-district, Mueang district, Chon Buri province.
On Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from 8.30 am to noon, the Structural Design of Coastal Erosion Prevention and Preparation of Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIA) in Crisis Areas of Song Khlong Sub-district, Bang Pakong District, Chachoengsao Province organized a public participation to be used for improvement of prevention and mitigation measures for environmental impacts that may arise due to project development at the community hall, Song Khlong sub-district administrative organization, Bang Pakong district, Chachoengsao province.
The Department of Rural Roads hired a consultant to carry out the Chao Phraya River Crossing Bridge Construction Project on Nonthaburi 1 Road. Panya Consultants Co., Ltd. was assigned to conduct public relations and monitor environmental impacts. The construction period was 900 days plus 150 days (the construction period was extended according to the cabinet’s resolution dated November 25, 2013).
On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, the Traffic and Transportation Department, BMA organized the first public hearing for the grey line monorail project from Watcharaphon to Rama IX at Crystal Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor, Building E, Crystal Design Center, Bangkok to publicize primary project information, environmental impacts expected to arise and public relations plans, and to listen to peoples’ comments and concerns about the project.