Tag: Infrastructure

Ancient Seawater Concrete For Atolls?

American mineralogist

Ancient Roman pozzolanic concrete is still standing strong after two thousand years, and not only does it resist damage, but salt water actually makes it stronger. Researchers have been studying samples of the concrete and found that volcanic ash, lime and seawater are the main ingredients. Even better, but its real strength comes when those…

PNG Coastal Fisheries Management & Development Project (CFMDP) 2003-2007


The Papua New Guinea (PNG) Coastal Fisheries Management and Development Project (CFMDP) was implemented by the PNG National Fisheries Authority (NFA) using loan finance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Project centred on the construction of wharves and associated infrastructure to provide dedicated facilities for PNG’s growing domestic commercial fishing industry. The project included…