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28 March 2017 - NZ and UK collaborate on infra best practice

Exclusive: Delegates sharing best practice in London and Scotland; New Zealand team keen to explore value capture techniques and the National Infrastructure Commission’s role in planning schemes Read more...

28 March 2017 - RFP next month for NZ prison

The request for proposals (RFP) for New Zealand’s third prison PPP project will be issued in April. Read more...

28 March 2017 - EBRD eyeing new risk tool PPPs

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is developing a number of new PPP projects through its risk mitigation product, Partnerships Bulletin can reveal. Read more...

28 March 2017 - Cushman & Wakefield hires infra partner

Consultancy Cushman & Wakefield has expanded its London & South East team with the recruitment of an infrastructure partner. Read more...

28 March 2017 - FC for Greek airport PPP

A consortium of international lenders has sealed a long-term financing agreement for a Greek airport PPP. Read more...

28 March 2017 - RFQ for SA housing PPPs

Polokwane Municipality in South Africa has issued requests for qualification (RFQ) for two housing PPPs. Read more...

28 March 2017 - Preferred bidder for Italian hospital PPP

A local agency in northern Italy has awarded a contract for the Maggiore Hospital PPP. Read more...

28 March 2017 - Victoria seeks PPP experts

The Victoria government is recruiting a permanent team of PPP experts for its Outer Suburban Arterial Roads (OSAR) Programme Read more...

28 March 2017 - Saudi PPP law ‘due next’

Experts anticipating PPP law in Saudi Arabia following creation of PPP unit Read more...

27 March 2017 - UK secondary market ‘cooling off’

Exclusive: The level of activity in the secondary market for PPP assets has started to slow, according to experts; factors such as high prices and Brexit hitting demand Read more...

27 March 2017 - Post-Brexit infra bank touted

A committee established to lobby government on how to support the UK infrastructure sector following its exit from the EU has suggested the creation of a government-backed infrastructure bank. Read more...

27 March 2017 - Adviser sought for Nepal hydro project

A team of consultants are being sought to assess the feasibility of hydroelectric projects in Nepal. Read more...

27 March 2017 - Canadians eye UK smart meters

UK energy provider SSE has formed a company with two Canadian pension funds to fund the purchase and installation of smart gas and electricity meters. Read more...

27 March 2017 - German fire station PPP launched

A municipality in Germany has advertised a contract notice for a fire station PPP. Read more...

27 March 2017 - World Bank approves Indonesia funding

The World Bank has approved a funding package to attract private investment in infrastructure projects across Indonesia. Read more...

27 March 2017 - Belarus prepares $200m road PPP

The Belarusian Ministry of Transport and Communications has released a preliminary memorandum of information for consulting services to deliver a road PPP. Read more...

27 March 2017 - DIF closes streetlighting acquisition

Investor DIF has acquired a PFI streetlighting project in the North of England. Read more...

24 March 2017 - Welsh MIM project docs 'next week'

Industry day for Mutual Investment Model (MIM) sees over 250 attendees; full suite of project agreements to be published next week; details of how model will work explained; further more technical industry day planned Read more...

24 March 2017 - Irish govt establishes PPP group

The Irish government has established a High-Level Group to consider the further use of PPPs in the delivery of capital infrastructure Read more...

24 March 2017 - West Africa steps up project preparation

The Development Unit (PPDU) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an AfDB-affiliated body to promote infrastructure projects in western Africa. Read more...

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Political intrigue

In the weeks after the Brexit vote, barely a day went by in UK politics without some new major earthquake. In the days following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first Budget, the ground is again feeling rather shaky

Paul Jarvis interviews NIC chairman Lord Adonis at Clyde & Co in London

Innovation through infrastructure: Lord Adonis in conversation with Paul Jarvis from Clyde & Co on Vimeo.