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5 December 2016 - Treasury updates £500bn pipeline

The government has published the latest refresh of its National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline, which contains over £500bn-worth of planned investments. Read more...

5 December 2016 - Govt sees PF2 ‘across multiple sectors’

The government believes there are opportunities for the use of PF2 “across multiple sectors”, its latest financing update says. Read more...

5 December 2016 - Winner for French port

A council has awarded a contract for a port PPP in France. Read more...

5 December 2016 - Philippines seeks international consultants

The Philippines PPP Centre has issued a call for expressions of interest (EoIs) for consultancy services for PPP projects. Read more...

5 December 2016 - Extra time for Spanish roads bankruptcy

A court has extended Madrid’s R-2 liquidation to renegotiate its situation. Read more...

5 December 2016 - German city issues schools plan

The city of Magdeburg is seeking a private partner to deliver kindergartens. Read more...

2 December 2016 - EIB adopts PPP approach for green transport

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has launched its Cleaner Transport Facility (CTF), which will look to invest in clean transport projects focused on risk-sharing with the private sector and long-term lifecycle costs. Read more...

2 December 2016 - UK uni capex nears £3bn

The continued growth of the UK universities estate market shows little sign of abating, with new research revealing record capital expenditure during 2016. Read more...

2 December 2016 - Ethiopian town seeks PPP consultants

A municipality in Ethiopia has advertised a request for expressions of interest (EoIs) for consultancy services for a scheme backed by the African Development Bank (AfDB). Read more...

2 December 2016 - Irish minister confirms third level PPP plans

Ireland’s education minister Richard Bruton has confirmed government authorities and higher education institutions are identifying projects for a forthcoming third level PPP programme. Read more...

1 December 2016 - Adonis: Industry must bang drum for infra

National Infrastructure Commission chair Lord Adonis has told a conference of infrastructure delegates that they need to be “banging the drum loud and clear” for investment in infrastructure. Read more...

1 December 2016 - ShepWedd acquires Aberdeen firm

Law firm Shepherd & Wedderburn has acquired an Aberdeen-based law practice providing legal services to the business community. Read more...

1 December 2016 - Tunisia unveils PPP schemes

Details of the 34 PPP projects to be procured by Tunisia have been revealed following the Tunisia 2020, Road to Inclusion Sustainability and Efficiency conference in Tunis. Read more...

1 December 2016 - Abertis hires Italian ex-prime minister

Spanish road concessionaire Abertis has hired a former Italian prime minister as an independent counsellor as it looks to boost its presence in the country. Read more...

1 December 2016 - InfraRed acquires Colombian road

InfraRed Infrastructure Fund III has reached an agreement to acquire a stake in a Colombian road P3. Read more...

1 December 2016 - HCP completes Laing acquisition

HCP Management Services has completed the acquisition of John Laing’s UK project management services business. Read more...

1 December 2016 - Prime appoints CIO

Healthcare property firm Prime has appointed a new chief investment officer, who will start his role in April next year. Read more...

30 November 2016 - WSP wins role on Scots hospital project

Consultancy WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff’s PPP team has won a contract with NHS Orkney on its £64m new hospital project. Read more...

30 November 2016 - Brexit ‘could cost 215,000 construction workers’

A so-called ‘hard’ Brexit could result in the UK losing up to 215,000 construction workers, according to consultancy Arcadis. Read more...

30 November 2016 - NSW auditor slams light rail PPP

New South Wales Auditor-General Margaret Crawford has claimed the NSW government failed to effectively plan and procure Sydney's CBD and South East Light Rail (CSELR) project. Read more...

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A busy body

The National Infrastructure Commission has plenty to do in 2017. What did we learn from a conversation with its chair, Lord Adonis?