Three successful Round 6 Regional Economic Development (RED) Grant recipients have been announced today in Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
Regional Development Minister Don Punch visited MAS Equipment Pty Ltd in Kalgoorlie-Boulder to announce the successful Round 6 Regional Economic Development (RED) Grant recipients.Three Goldfields-Esperance projects have been awarded funding across a diverse range of areas including innovation and technology, new product development and training. These three projects will be sharing $555,000 in funding delivered for this Round.
View the Minister’s Media Statement here.
- Kalgoorlie-Boulder based business, MAS Equipment Pty Ltd received $85,000 for the Cobot: Leading the way in regional automation project. Funding will assist in the purchase of a collaborative robot welding assistant to perform strenuous maintenance and repair tasks, while bringing automation and innovation to the region and creating new industry jobs.
- Kai Rho Contracting received $235,000 for the Real Time Training project. Funding will support the purchase of a dual cab grader to be utilised for civil projects across the region and WA, enabling Aboriginal skills development through the training of new grader operators and support local procurement opportunities.
- Esperance-based business, Bedford Harbour Engineering Pty Ltd received $235,000 to install overhead cranes at their new facility, enabling the local manufacturing of a wider range of agricultural equipment and products to supply farmers within the region and across WA.
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