The Pauvros report on reconfiguration of the Seine-Nord Europe Canal was presented to the French Government on December 18. The cost is reduced from more than €7 billion to €4.7 billion by a series of modifications. The project could receive EU funding for up to 40% of the total cost.
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WCCO in Yangzhou
IWI took part in the spring meeting of the World Canal Cities Organisation in Yangzhou on April 18-19. David Edwards-May was appointed special adviser to the organisation, founded by the City of Yangzhou, alongside past president Dave Ballinger and other experts from Asia and Europe. The annual forum and expo will take place in early September 2017.