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26 August 2016 - Residents end Auckland Skypath opposition

A legal challenge to the planned Skypath PPP project in Auckland has been abandoned by one residents' group, leaving only one more obstacle in the scheme's path. Read more...

26 August 2016 - UK launches African water plans

The UK government has released a prior information notice regarding plans to deliver water projects in Southern Africa. Read more...

26 August 2016 - EIB considers Deutsche fund

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is looking at potentially investing in Deutsche Bank’s Pan European Infrastructure Fund II. Read more...

25 August 2016 - INPP completes BSF acquisitions

Infrastructure investor International Public Partnerships (INPP) has reached financial close on the acquisition of 10 Building Schools for the Future (BSF) stakes. Read more...

25 August 2016 - John Laing boasts strong PPP pipeline

Developer John Laing has revealed an increase in pre-tax profits for the first six months of 2016, as it posted a significant increase in its PPP investment pipeline. Read more...

25 August 2016 - Auckland agrees housing partnership

Auckland Council has approved a scheme that will see its development arm working in partnership with a charitable housing provider to redevelop housing stock for older people. Read more...

25 August 2016 - Nigeria plans Lagos road PPP

The Nigerian government is preparing to engage a transaction adviser to manage the development of the Lagos Airport road rehabilitation project, the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said. Read more...

25 August 2016 - Polish city issues leisure PPP

The council of Gdansk is seeking a private partner to deliver a municipal leisure facility under a PPP scheme. Read more...

25 August 2016 - Cimic sells network stake

Australian contractor Cimic has agreed to sell its stake in a networks firm so that it can focus its efforts on PPPs and its other core businesses. Read more...

25 August 2016 - Eiffage adds Belgian firm

Contractor Eiffage has acquired a Belgian company as part of its efforts to strengthen its construction and PPP activities in West Flanders. Read more...

25 August 2016 - Romania launches pilot health PPPs

The government of Romania has launched two hospital projects that will act as pilot schemes for the country’s PPP model. Read more...

25 August 2016 - Govt ‘to miss’ housing target

The government is unlikely to reach its target of building 250,000 new homes per year, as the latest figures show only a tiny increase in new starts compared to the previous year. Read more...

24 August 2016 - Support services drive Carillion

Contractor and support services giant Carillion has reported a 24% increase in pre-tax profits for the first six months of 2016, compared to the same period last year. Read more...

24 August 2016 - London mayor launches housing plans

London mayor Sadiq Khan has spelt out the first details of his plans to increase housebuilding in the capital, as he prepares to establish a powerful ‘Homes for Londoners’ team at City Hall. Read more...

24 August 2016 - Scotland to appoint Brexit minister

Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has said she intends to appoint a minister dedicated to negotiating Scotland’s position in the Brexit discussions. Read more...

24 August 2016 - Bahrain targets housing PPPs

The Crown Prince of Bahrain has emphasised the importance of using PPP to improve public services and boost long-term, sustainable development, as the state plans new housing. Read more...

24 August 2016 - Slovenia plans energy PPP

A municipality of Slovenia has issued a tender seeking a private partner to deliver an efficient energy system under a PPP scheme. Read more...

24 August 2016 - TfL moves Tube maintenance in-house

Last remaining piece of Underground PPP will come to an end as mayor pledges to exercise break clause Read more...

23 August 2016 - Scots govt to review transport plan

The Scottish government has announced a review of the National Transport Strategy, to establish the country’s transport policy for the next 20 years. Read more...

23 August 2016 - Victoria creates a new planning authority

The government of Victoria in Australia has created the Victorian Planning Authority (VPA), a new governmental body to boost planning support for regional cities and towns. Read more...

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