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1 October 2014 - Report due on Mumbai bullet train

The Indian government has announced the value of the proposed Mumbai bullet train PPP and confirmed that an interim report on the deal will be issued within a month. Read more...

30 September 2014 - Four in for Philippines LRT

Four teams have already expressed their interest in the Light Rail Transit 2 (LRT-2) PPP project – well ahead of the November deadline. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Commercial close for Aussie East West Link

The Victorian government has signed the contract with the preferred bidder for Melbourne’s East West Link road project – despite a last-ditch legal challenge. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Philippines province backs PPPs

A province in the Philippines has given its support to laws that will allow the region to implement its own PPP schemes. Read more...

25 September 2014 - Winner for Singapore water treatment PPP

PUB, the Singapore national water agency, has chosen a preferred bidder for the second NEWater Plant at Changi. Read more...

24 September 2014 - Nepal signs Karnali power PPP

A deal has been signed for the Upper Karnali Hydro Power Project in Nepal. Read more...

23 September 2014 - Singapore tops infra poll

Asian and Middle Eastern countries are the most attractive markets for infrastructure investment, according to a new report by international design and consultancy firm Arcadis. Read more...

22 September 2014 - G20 backs increased private infra investment

Finance ministers have agreed to launch a Global Infrastructure Initiative to increase the quality of projects for investors. Read more...

19 September 2014 - Australia backs infra investment at G20 meeting

Empowerment of the private sector in partnership with government in delivering infrastructure is going to be a game-changer over the next few years according to the Treasurer of Australia. Read more...

19 September 2014 - Nepal launches tender for road PPP

Government of Nepal seeks Expressions of Interests for the Kathmandu - Terai/Madhes Fast Track Road Project Read more...

17 September 2014 - Sydney's North West Rail Link signed

The New South Wales Government and the Northwest Rapid Transit consortium (NRT) have formally signed the contract for Sydney’s North West Rail Link (NWRL). Read more...

17 September 2014 - Victoria signs Ravenhall prison PPP

The Victorian Government has signed a contract with the GEO Consortium to deliver the new medium security prison in Melbourne. Read more...

15 September 2014 - Canberra LRT due in October

The ACT Government has approved the business case for Canberra's light rail transit PPP, paving the way for a tender release in October. Read more...

15 September 2014 - Philippines tenders new light rail PPP

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is inviting private investors to to pre-qualify and bid for the LRT-2 Operations and Maintenance (O&M) contract in Manila. Read more...

12 September 2014 - Dhaka bypass RFQ due

A draft feasibility study for the development of the Dhaka Bypass PPP in Bangladesh has been submitted for approval. Read more...

12 September 2014 - Three in for Queensland highway PPP

A shortlist has been announced for teams vying for Queensland’s Toowoomba Second Range Crossing PPP. Read more...

9 September 2014 - Winner for Aussie East West Link

A preferred bidder has been chosen for Melbourne’s East West Link highway PPP. Read more...

8 September 2014 - New role for Infrastructure Australia

Infrastructure Australia has announced a new board as it becomes an independent statutory body. Read more...

4 September 2014 - Vietnam plans airport PPP

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam has submitted its latest investment plan for the $7.8bn Long Thanh Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai with a large section of the plan dedicated to PPP. Read more...

3 September 2014 - Philippines hires Laguna Dike lawyer

The Philippines PPP Center has appointed a legal adviser for its Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike scheme, which has already attracted interest from 20 bidders. Read more...

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Lacking inspiration

Party conference season has yet to shine any light on what a new government might do in infrastructure come next May

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The Credit Crunch Did Us a Favour

For some in the banking sector, the global financial crisis offered opportunities as well as challenges. Nord LB’s Sean Cook explains

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