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21 July 2017 - “Good progress” on Welsh MIM schemes

The Welsh government has said it is making good progress on its three schemes to be delivered under the Mutual Investment Model (MIM). Read more...

21 July 2017 - Scotland has ‘no plans’ to force clerks of works

The Scottish government is not planning to require a clerk of works to oversee public construction, despite the report into the Edinburgh schools PPP failings suggested the role could have made a major difference in that case. Read more...

21 July 2017 - Winner for Dutch tunnel PPP

The government of the Netherlands has provisionally awarded the A24 Blankenburg Tunnel PPP. Read more...

21 July 2017 - Haringey reaffirms Development Vehicle plan

Haringey Council’s cabinet has agreed to go ahead with its controversial regeneration joint venture with Lendlease after it was required to reconsider its plans. Read more...

21 July 2017 - Tideway attracts US investment

The consortium in charge of the Thames Tideway project has signed a deal with four US-based institutional investors, raising a further £300m for the scheme. Read more...

21 July 2017 - Belgian care home PPP launched

A Belgian agency has issued a contract notice for a care home PPP. Read more...

21 July 2017 - Tolls to end on Severn Crossings

Toll charges on the Severn Crossings are to come to an end, the UK government has announced. Read more...

20 July 2017 - IMF reviews Irish infra policy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reviewed how infrastructure is delivered in Ireland to inform the new Capital Plan and National Planning Framework (NPF). Read more...

20 July 2017 - Welsh bank to support infra

The new Development Bank of Wales will provide investment management services to the whole Welsh government Read more...

20 July 2017 - Philippines targets local PPPs

The PPP Centre of the Philippines has pledged to step up cooperation with local government units in the implementation of PPP projects. Read more...

20 July 2017 - Myanmar airport PPP considered

The Government of Myanmar is planning to launch a tender for an airport PPP. Read more...

20 July 2017 - Govt backs Farmer plans for closer collaboration

The government has responded to the Farmer review into the construction sector that was published in October last year. Read more...

20 July 2017 - Uganda preps road PPP tender

The government of Uganda is to launch invitations to bid for a road PPP. Read more...

20 July 2017 - Spotless directors accept Downer bid

The directors of services group Spotless have “reluctantly accepted” the takeover offer by engineering firm Downer Group. Read more...

19 July 2017 - Assured Guaranty eyes Europe

Exclusive: Monoline financial guarantor Assured Guaranty is looking to target the European infrastructure market as it expands its operations, with Ireland high on the agenda. Read more...

19 July 2017 - Ethiopia plans road PPPs

Ethiopia’s finance minister has said the country is looking to use the PPP model to deliver new road building and maintenance projects. Read more...

19 July 2017 - Solihull to terminate PFI deal

Solihull Council has served notice to terminate a leisure services PFI contract. Read more...

19 July 2017 - Haringey to reconsider regen plan

Haringey Council will have to look again at its plans to enter into a joint venture partnership under the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV), after a council committee insisted the scheme be reconsidered by the authority’s cabinet. Read more...

19 July 2017 - Belgian parking PPP launched

A university in north-west Belgium has issued a concession notice for a parking PPP. Read more...

19 July 2017 - Morgan Sindall profits surge

Construction services firm Morgan Sindall has revealed that its 2017 full-year results will be “significantly ahead” of expectations. Read more...

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A right Carilli-on

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