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16 January 2017 - UK infra experts launch new advisory

Three leading UK infrastructure experts, including former Thames Tideway and Local Partnerships employees, have launched a new advisory service for major infrastructure projects. Read more...

16 January 2017 - Kerslake urges NHS estate rethink

Former head of the civil service, Sir Bob Kerslake, has called on the government to think more seriously about how it invests in infrastructure in the NHS. Read more...

16 January 2017 - ADB plans investment meetings

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced the dates for its annual meeting of the board of governors that will focus on investment for projects in the region. Read more...

16 January 2017 - China preps road PPP

Authorities in Beijing are considering using the PPP model for the Belt and Road Initiative. Read more...

16 January 2017 - Thailand plans 12 new PPPs

Thailand’s $20bn pipeline involves 12 projects to be approved by the PPP Committee this year. Read more...

16 January 2017 - UPDATE: MMS announces projects hire

Scottish law firm Maclay Murray & Spens (MMS) has appointed a partner to its projects practice from MacRoberts Read more...

16 January 2017 - Besix appoints CEO

Belgian contractor Besix Group has appointed a new chief executive. Read more...

13 January 2017 - Mansfield seeks development partner

Mansfield District Council has issued a tender for a private partner to help its redevelopment plans. Read more...

13 January 2017 - Italian leisure PPP tendered

A city in northern Italy has issued a contract notice for the construction of a spa and wellbeing centre. Read more...

13 January 2017 - Herbert Smith Freehills to open Malaysia office

Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills is to open an office in Kuala Lumpur after receiving a licence from Bar Council Malaysia. Read more...

13 January 2017 - French civic PPP launched

A council in northern France has issued a contract notice for the renovation of local government buildings. Read more...

13 January 2017 - Saudi Arabia plans school concessions

Saudi Arabia has appointed advisers for a school scheme to be delivered under concessions. Read more...

13 January 2017 - EoI for Nigeria water project

The Lagos State Government is seeking a private partner for a water distribution network and treatment plant under a PPP. Read more...

13 January 2017 - Austrian school PPP launched

Authorities in Austria have launched a tender to expand a school under a concession. Read more...

12 January 2017 - Review backs tidal power

The government-commissioned review into the potential of using tidal power to support the UK’s energy mix has supported the concept, giving the go-ahead to the first scheme of its kind to be delivered in Swansea. Read more...

12 January 2017 - Sheffield waste PFI ‘not meeting needs’

Sheffield City Council is to review its waste PFI contract, with the authority’s environment leader warning that the deal is “no longer meeting our needs”. Read more...

12 January 2017 - New minister for UK construction

Former PFI critic Jesse Norman loses construction & infrastructure brief to focus on energy Read more...

12 January 2017 - Assured completes UK acquisition

Insurance company Assured Guaranty has completed the acquisition of the European operating subsidiary of MBIA . Read more...

12 January 2017 - Guinea Bissau plans energy PPP

The Gambia River Basin Organization (OMVG) has advertised a general procurement notice for consultants to evaluate the PPP model for an energy project in Guinea Bissau. Read more...

12 January 2017 - Sri Lanka to open PPP unit

Sri Lanka’s government is to open a unit within the Treasury department to deliver PPPs. Read more...

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New Year, New Hope

2017 has some interesting opportunities on the horizon for the PPP market, but they won’t be found in traditional settings

Paul Jarvis interviews NIC chairman Lord Adonis at Clyde & Co in London

Innovation through infrastructure: Lord Adonis in conversation with Paul Jarvis from Clyde & Co on Vimeo.