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23 February 2018 - Winner for HS2 Euston regen

A preferred bidder has been chosen as the master development partner for the redevelopment of Euston station in London. Read more...

23 February 2018 - Birmingham wins PFI case

Birmingham City Council has won a Court of Appeal battle with contractor Amey over its highways PFI contract. Read more...

22 February 2018 - Govt defeats PFI windfall tax

MPs have voted against an amendment to the Finance Bill that would have created a windfall tax on profits made under PFI contracts. Read more...

22 February 2018 - MPs question Carillion’s beam response

The joint Commons inquiry into the liquidation of support services giant Carillion has raised questions over how the impact of cracks in beams on the Royal Liverpool PFI deal contributed to the firm’s demise. Read more...

22 February 2018 - Technical services sought for Irish education PPP

The National Development Finance Agency (NDFA) is seeking tenders for the provision of further technical advisory services for the Higher Education PPP Programme. Read more...

22 February 2018 - Polish road PPP tendered

A town in Poland has issued a contract notice for a road PPP. Read more...

22 February 2018 - €1.7bn French port PPP launched

A French port authority has issued a concession notice for a €1.7bn terminal PPP. Read more...

22 February 2018 - Morgan Sindall profits surge

Contractor Morgan Sindall saw an increase in pre-tax profits for 2017, driven in part by its growing investments business. Read more...

22 February 2018 - Infra Australia urges cities overhaul

Infrastructure Australia has urged the federal government to establish new measures to improve the infrastructure of the country’s biggest cities. Read more...

21 February 2018 - Default dispute hits Manc health PFI ratings

Ratings agency Moody’s has changed its outlook on the bonds underpinning the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust’s PFI deal to negative amid a dispute over whether an event of default has been triggered. Read more...

21 February 2018 - NZ city issues EoI request

Christchurch in New Zealand has issued an expressions of interest (EoI) request for the potential development of government buildings. Read more...

21 February 2018 - Unite Group launches fundraising

University accommodation specialist Unite Group has announced its intention to place 22.2 million shares to finance two new projects. Read more...

21 February 2018 - Bam PPP profits slide

Bam PPP has reassured investors that its PPP portfolio remains “strong” amid “promising opportunities” in most of its operating markets, despite a drop in full-year profit. Read more...

21 February 2018 - Lagan Construction firms to enter administration

Subsidiaries of Lagan Construction are to enter administration, with hundreds of jobs at risk. Read more...

21 February 2018 - FCC in talks for subsidiary stake sale

FCC is in “exclusive negotiations” with a proponent for the acquisition of a non-controlling stake in one of its subsidiaries. Read more...

21 February 2018 - ONS to probe Carillion collapse

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has announced it is to investigate the impact of the liquidation of support services giant Carillion. Read more...

20 February 2018 - Project Ireland: Industry welcomes renewed PPP policy

Industry welcomes Irish government’s PPP policy under the €116bn National Development Plan (NDP); pipeline expected to grow further Read more...

20 February 2018 - Stevenage chooses regen partner

Stevenage Borough Council has chosen a partner that will help bring £350m of private investment into its city centre as part of a major regeneration plan. Read more...

20 February 2018 - Swedish firm eyes Irish infra

Engineering firm Sweco is to grow its operations in Ireland following appointments to several national infrastructure frameworks. Read more...

20 February 2018 - Nine in for Greek motorway

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) has received nine expressions of interest for the Egnatia Odos motorway concession. Read more...

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Fáilte Project Ireland 2040

The industry has welcomed (Fáilte) the ambition of the Irish government’s National Development Plan, albeit with a healthy degree of scepticism as to its implementation

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