Western Australia: $1.6M Available for Coastal Projects

Image source: Kingston District Council

The Government of Western Australia has announced more than $1.6 million in funding for projects that help manage WA’s world-renowned coastline.

Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants fund projects that identify and adapt to coastal hazards:

  • Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) supports sustainable use of coastal areas through strategic planning;
  • Coastwest funds projects that enhance coastal conditions and amenity.

Commenting the latest news, Transport and Planning Minister, Rita Saffioti, said: “With the State Government’s support, local governments and coastal groups are able to manage regionally specific issues and make informed decisions towards sustainable development, tourism and recreation.”

“More than $16 million in State funding has been invested through these coastal grant programs since their inception.”

According to their official Government’s announcement, suitable projects could include developing coastal hazard risk management and adaptation plans, monitoring, asset management, and on-ground activities.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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