- Birmingham wins PFI case22 February 2018Birmingham City Council has won a Court of Appeal battle with contractor Amey over its highways PFI contract.
- Winner for HS2 Euston regen22 February 2018A preferred bidder has been chosen as the master development partner for the redevelopment of Euston station in London.
- Project Ireland: Focus turns to implementation of NDP21 February 2018As the ambition of the Irish government’s €116bn National Development Plan (NDP) is welcomed, the industry is now calling for a scale-up in capacity to deliver the projects.
- Projects Bulletin unveiled23 February 2018A brand new tool for searching the latest PPP projects has now gone live; Partnerships Bulletin and P3 Bulletin redesigned
- Edinburgh school PFIs set for new checks23 February 2018A ceiling has partially collapsed at the Edinburgh school that triggered a major review of the way in which PFI projects are monitored – meaning further checks on the PFI batch will now be undertaken.
- Toowoomba consortium told to improve safety23 February 2018The consortium in charge of delivering the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing PPP in Australia has been taken to task over its safety record.
- Advisers sought for Irish uni project23 February 2018A university in Dublin has issued a contract notice for consultants to deliver an accommodation project.
- Swiss justice PPP refinanced23 February 2018The refinancing for a justice PPP in Switzerland has been completed.
- Infra Australia urges cities overhaul22 February 2018Infrastructure Australia has urged the federal government to establish new measures to improve the infrastructure of the country’s biggest cities.
- Morgan Sindall profits surge22 February 2018Contractor Morgan Sindall saw an increase in pre-tax profits for 2017, driven in part by its growing investments business.
- Technical services sought for Irish education PPP22 February 2018The National Development Finance Agency (NDFA) is seeking tenders for the provision of further technical advisory services for the Higher Education PPP Programme.
- MPs question Carillion’s beam response22 February 2018The joint Commons inquiry into the liquidation of support services giant Carillion has raised questions over how the impact of cracks in beams on the Royal Liverpool PFI deal contributed to the firm’s demise.
- Govt defeats PFI windfall tax22 February 2018MPs have voted against an amendment to the Finance Bill that would have created a windfall tax on profits made under PFI contracts.
Projects BulletinView league tables
- Capacity Building9 January 2018The roundtable session preceding the inaugural PPP Awards in Sydney highlighted that very different markets across very different jurisdictions share one concern: market capacity. Amanda Nicholls reports
- PPP Awards 201713 December 2017Sydney’s Shangri-La hotel played host to the inaugural PPP Awards, celebrating the best projects and teams working in the sector across the Asia-Pacific region
- Land of Promise8 January 2018Rising population and a supportive government gave a feeling of positivity to the fifth annual Financing Irish Infrastructure conference – even if it was still awaiting the 10-year Capital Plan. Paul Jarvis reports
- Joined Up Value8 January 2018Land value capture continues to be the global buzzword for infrastructure development. Paul Jarvis discovers that with careful planning and joined-up thinking, the concept could deliver a housebuilding boom
- Keeping it Local1 December 2017Africa’s massive infrastructure gap is well-known. Tom Minney looks at how it might be bridged using local funds and institutional investment
- The Trust Battle1 December 2017Getting officials and the wider public on board with the concept of PPP is proving more and more difficult. Paul Jarvis explores how greater use of data can counter the negativity