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28 August 2015 - NSW issues PPP variation guidance

The Treasury of New South Wales has issued a circular providing clarification on when its Infrastructure and Structured Finance Unit (ISFU) should be consulted on planned changes to operational PPP contracts. Read more...

28 August 2015 - Sri Lanka to receive ADB loan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to lend $200m to Sri Lanka in 2018 to support wind power generation and explore PPP schemes. Read more...

27 August 2015 - Progress for Vietnam airport

Government appoints state-run investor; consultants for feasibility studies to be sought Read more...

26 August 2015 - Financial close for Toowoomba Crossing

The Queensland government and the Nexus Infrastructure consortium have reached financial close on the A$1.6bn Toowoomba Second Range Crossing PPP. Read more...

26 August 2015 - Philippines region prepares water PPP

Baggao, a municipality in the Cagayan province of the Philippines, is on the verge of tendering a water PPP contract through the country’s recently established local government unit (LGU) programme. Read more...

26 August 2015 - ADB unveils $4.8bn for Pakistan infra

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a new country partnership strategy with Pakistan that will see an emphasis on developing new infrastructure and PPPs. Read more...

25 August 2015 - AIIB chooses first president

The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has chosen its official candidate for president. Read more...

25 August 2015 - Tamil Nadu aiming to raise $1bn

The state of Tamil Nadu in India has announced plans to raise $1bn for infrastructure and PPPs. Read more...

24 August 2015 - Bidders assemble for Philippines transport IT deal

The Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is holding the pre-qualification conference for its road transport IT Project phase II. Read more...

24 August 2015 - Chennai developing waste PPPs

Indian civic body, the Chennai Corporation, is planning on doing two new waste recycling plants through PPP. Read more...

21 August 2015 - NZ PPPs praised

PPPs have come out at the top of a survey looking at the performance of New Zealand public bodies when procuring construction work. Read more...

21 August 2015 - Australia highway PPP signs

Toowoomba contracts signed; financial close due “in the coming weeks” Read more...

21 August 2015 - 5 qualify for Philippines port PPP

The Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has announced that five groups have qualified to bid for the $388m Davao-Sasa Port Modernisation Project. Read more...

21 August 2015 - SMBC Asia PPP head departs

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) seeks new project finance group head for Asia Read more...

20 August 2015 - NZ sets out 30-year infra plan

The New Zealand government has released a new 30-year infrastructure plan setting out 145 new initiatives covering roads, rail, water and schools. Read more...

20 August 2015 - 30 interested in Philippines’ ‘crowning glory’

The Philippines PPP Centre has revealed 30 national and international firms attended the pre-qualification conference for the $3.7bn South Line of the North-South Railway Project. Read more...

18 August 2015 - Shortlist for NZ motorway PPP

The New Zealand Transport Agency has shortlisted three consortia to progress to the next stage of the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway PPP project. Read more...

18 August 2015 - UAE-India infra fund announced

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India have teamed up to launch a $75bn infrastructure fund. Read more...

17 August 2015 - ADB gives Nepalese support

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has confirmed plans to finance three new power projects in Nepal, two of which are expected to be built through PPP. Read more...

17 August 2015 - Brookfield moves in on acquisition

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners is on the verge of completing a major deal that will see it bolster its infrastructure capabilities. Read more...

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Corbynmania: The final nail in PFI’s coffin?

As the Labour leadership frontrunner’s bandwagon continues to roll, his popularity offers another chance to attack privately financed infrastructure

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In Scotland’s Future he Trusts

He’s the man at the top of the Scottish Futures Trust, but Sir Angus Grossart’s roles, interests and experiences take him to the heart of all Scottish life.

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