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1 December 2015 - Portugal to suspend public transport concessions

The new Portuguese government will cancel metro and bus concessions for its two main cities. Read more...

1 December 2015 - Spain urged to change concession system

Spain’s Foundation of Applied Economic Studies (Fedea) has proposed a comprehensive reform of the country’s concession system for toll roads. Read more...

30 November 2015 - Crewe hub in HS2 first phase

New plans see first phase extended; Crewe to become major rail hub by 2027; former CBI chief takes reins at Transport for the North Read more...

30 November 2015 - Former Balfour chief joins Cory

Cory Group has announced its chief executive is to step down and be replaced by Balfour Beatty’s former UK construction head. Read more...

30 November 2015 - Carillion secures £1.4bn funding

Support services firm Carillion has secured £1.4bn in funding available to the group, giving it a strong war chest to support its growth strategy, the firm said. Read more...

30 November 2015 - Wales unveils Metro plans

Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones has launched plans for a new integrated transport system in South Wales that would be financed, created and run by private parties. Read more...

30 November 2015 - Italian city launches social PPP

The City of Chivasso in the Italian region of Piedmont is seeking a private partner to support the expansion of its municipal cemetery. Read more...

30 November 2015 - Poland seeks PPP adviser

Poland’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Development (MIR) has tendered a four-year mandate to help the government deliver PPP projects, and extended the deadline Read more...

30 November 2015 - Germany to ‘ramp-up' infra spend

The Bundestag has passed the federal government’s €316.9bn Budget for 2016 with significant increases in infrastructure and housing spend. Read more...

27 November 2015 - Philippines again delays rail deal

The government of the Philippines has once again delayed the deadline for the submission of pre-qualification documents for the North-South Railway PPP. Read more...

27 November 2015 - EIB opens Sweden office

Swedish ministers and the heads of the European Investment Bank (EIB) have held discussions on infrastructure investment as bank opens office in Stockholm; bank to increase presence across EU Read more...

27 November 2015 - Montenegro and Albania sign motorway PPP

The government of Montenegro has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Albanian government and a Chinese firm to develop a new motorway PPP. Read more...

27 November 2015 - Mongolian capital to build PPP pipeline

The city of Ulaanbaatar is recruiting PPP specialists for its investment agency to prepare and implement a pipeline of projects. Read more...

27 November 2015 - City of London publishes India PPP paper

The City of London Corporation has published a report to facilitate discussion on rejuvenating and expanding the PPP programme in India. Read more...

27 November 2015 - City of London publishes India PPP paper

The City of London Corporation has published a report to facilitate discussion on rejuvenating and expanding the PPP programme in India. Read more...

27 November 2015 - Three in for Kuwait school PPP

The Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) has announced the shortlisted teams for the Schools PPP Development Program. Read more...

26 November 2015 - Winner for German road PPP

German authorities have selected a preferred bidder to design, build, finance, maintain and operate (DBFMO) a section of the A94 motorway in Bavaria. Read more...

26 November 2015 - Thames Tideway team seeks commercial support

Bazalgette Tunnel Limited (BTL), the Thames Tideway Tunnel Infrastructure Provider, has issued a contract notice for Commercial Support Services. Read more...

26 November 2015 - Abengoa Yield CEO resigns

The CEO of Abengoa Yield is to step down from his role with the firm. Read more...

26 November 2015 - Winner due for Irish Schools PPP

An announcement on the preferred bidder for Ireland’s School Bundle 5 is imminent, Partnerships Bulletin understands Read more...

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What’s all the Hub-bub?

The Global Infrastructure Hub has been quick to establish its initial offering to the market, but there is much still to do

Delegates at Financing UK Infrastructure give their views on the market - and what they learnt at the event