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7 September 2016 - UK govt 'remains open' to NE devolution

The UK government has said the door remains open for North East councils to discuss devolution proposals, despite the councils’ vote to reject Powerhouse deal. Read more...

7 September 2016 - FC for Humber OFTO

Financial close has been reached on the £162.9m Humber offshore transmission owner (OFTO) contract. Read more...

6 September 2016 - Speechlys partner joins Addleshaws

Law firm Addleshaw Goddard has announced the appointment of a PPP expert, who has joined from Charles Russell Speechlys. Read more...

6 September 2016 - Vinci signs Vietnam deal

French developer signs a strategic partnership agreement covering motorway development in Vietnam Read more...

6 September 2016 - PIP appoints two directors

The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has appointed a new investment director and investor relations director Read more...

6 September 2016 - Hermes appoints infra partner

Hermes Investment Management has announced the appointment of an infrastructure partner to be based in London Read more...

6 September 2016 - Eversheds adds to project finance practice

Law firm Eversheds has appointed two London partners from rival Norton Rose Fulbright Read more...

6 September 2016 - Somaliland signs port deal

Somaliland has awarded a 30-year concession for the management and development of a multipurpose port project. Read more...

5 September 2016 - Louis Berger confirms London move

US engineering firm Louis Berger is moving its international headquarters from Paris to London, the company has confirmed. Read more...

5 September 2016 - Sturgeon restarts independence debate

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched a “new conversation” relating to Scottish independence following the UK referendum decision to leave the European Union. Read more...

5 September 2016 - Kuwait, World Bank sign PPP deal

The Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) has signed an agreement with the World Bank to prepare and update the country’s project guidebook. Read more...

5 September 2016 - UK-China infra mandate tendered

The UK government is seeking firms to provide a training programme to delegates from China to cover all aspects of the UK infrastructure market. Read more...

5 September 2016 - EIB appoints Irish VP

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has appointed the first Irish member of the bank’s management committee for 12 years. Read more...

5 September 2016 - Rwanda airport PPP signed

The government of Rwanda has signed an agreement with a private partner to finance, construct and operate the country’s largest airport. Read more...

5 September 2016 - Scots Hub hits £1bn of work

Scotland’s Hub programme is now delivering £1.11bn of new infrastructure across Scotland, according to the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT). Read more...

5 September 2016 - ADB appoints Dutch VP

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed a vice-president for finance and risk management from German state-bank KfW DEG. Read more...

2 September 2016 - Kier launches housing JV model

Contractor Kier has unveiled Northern Venture, a new model that is designed to deliver 1,000 housing units per year in partnership with leading housing associations in the north of England. Read more...

2 September 2016 - Mott Mac appoints highways director

Engineering firm Mott MacDonald has appointed a new programme director in its highways team. Read more...

2 September 2016 - Aecom hires bids chief

Consultancy Aecom has appointed a new chief executive of major bids and corporate development in its Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMIA) practice. Read more...

2 September 2016 - Georgia seeks PPP experts

The government of Georgia is seeking an advisory with PPP experience to assess the options for the management of a major highway. Read more...

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