How MAMP is helping asset management achieve maturity in Canada

In 2016, the Canadian Government launched the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP), an eight-year CAN$110 million program designed to support municipal asset management capacity...

NZ prioritises asset management with Three Waters Reform Programme

The New Zealand Government’s multibillion-dollar plan to help stressed councils deal with their water assets expanded significantly in 2021, underscoring Jacinda Arden’s belief in...

Why added funding is needed to maintain Australia’s bridges

When a road bridge collapsed in the US city of Pittsburgh in January, injuring four people but thankfully killing no one, there was a...

The importance of asset management in Finland

Petri Vainio, president of the Finnish Association of Municipal Engineering (FAME) chapter of asset management, believes forest management and asset management have a lot...

How to safeguard Australia’s infrastructure in 6 steps

By David Jenkins Late last year, when IPWEA began developing a whitepaper on Australia’s infrastructure challenges and how they could be addressed, the media’s attention...

Who is managing your community infrastructure assets?

Why Infrastructure Asset Management planning is vital to us all. Local Councils, government agencies and private businesses responsible for the delivery of services to the...

Striving towards a financially sustainable outcome for community infrastructure

By: David Jenkins Infrastructure assets such as roads, bridges, playgrounds and community centres provide the foundation for local, rural, regional, and metropolitan communities, and are...

Skills shortages in asset management: a global problem

American Public Works Association (APWA) CEO Scott Grayson likens the factors affecting municipal engineering and infrastructure in the United States to a perfect storm. Together,...

Hitting a plateau: The state of Australia’s local government infrastructure

The 2021 National State of Assets (NSoA) report offers a ‘steady as she goes’ review of Australia’s local government infrastructure. The infrastructure report published by...

IPWEA courses stoked my passion for asset management: Kevin J. Smith from Fire Rescue...

Kevin J. Smith needs to be at the top of his game every day, especially during bushfire season. As Contracts, Safety, Security and Compliance...

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