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11 February 2016 - Amey unveils new chief exec

Contractor Amey has appointed a new chief executive, as incumbent Mel Ewell announces plans to retire at the end of March. Read more...

11 February 2016 - Tidal power review ‘won't affect Swansea scheme'

The UK government’s plan for an independent review into the feasibility and practicality of tidal lagoon energy will not jeopardise the Swansea Tidal Lagoon project, the scheme’s backers have insisted. Read more...

11 February 2016 - Australian infra minister resigns

Barnaby Joyce named new Nationals leader and Deputy Prime Minister as Warren Truss retires; cabinet reshuffle expected; infrastructure portfolio still open Read more...

11 February 2016 - September FC for Russian hospital

The City of St Petersburg’s hospital PPP deal is scheduled to reach financial close in September, Partnerships Bulletin understands. Read more...

11 February 2016 - Indonesia confirms $5bn PPP

The government of Indonesia has confirmed it is to procure the Bontang Oil Refinery as a PPP, which could require over $10bn in investment. Read more...

11 February 2016 - Italy developing PPP guide

The Italian government is seeking companies to provide a standard best practice guide for PPPs in the country. Read more...

11 February 2016 - Obama signs Electrify Africa Act

President Barack Obama has signed into law the Electrify Africa Act, which could open up significant new opportunities for US investment into African energy projects. Read more...

10 February 2016 - Scotland seeks energy unit

The Scottish government has unveiled plans to create a project development unit to support its public sector energy efficiency programme. Read more...

10 February 2016 - Romania prepares pilot PPP

The Romanian government is planning a pilot project for a hospital PPP project. Read more...

10 February 2016 - US firm wins Georgia port PPP

The government of Georgia has selected a preferred bidder for the $2.5bn Anaklia Deep Sea Port PPP. Read more...

10 February 2016 - Ferrovial extends Broadspectrum offer

Spanish developer Ferrovial has set a new deadline for its 100% capital offer of Australian services firm Broadspectrum. Read more...

10 February 2016 - FC nears for Jordan Power deal

The government of Jordan is approaching financial close on a project to develop shale-fired power in the country. Read more...

9 February 2016 - Welsh capital investment in infra ‘regrettable', says Tories

Shadow minister for finance, Nick Ramsay, has blasted the Welsh government’s decision to invest in infrastructure through direct capital. Read more...

9 February 2016 - Hochtief to acquire German toll road PPP

Contractor Hochtief is to acquire a further 50% of a road project in northern Germany to take full control of the PPP Read more...

9 February 2016 - Swiss city plans transport PPP

Geneva government planning Lake Geneva motorway crossing; project to be pushed forward in referendum Read more...

8 February 2016 - Network Rail ‘break-up planned'

National rail lines could be hived off to private investors such as pension funds, insurance funds and sovereign wealth funds, it has been claimed. Read more...

8 February 2016 - Infra work ‘to surge'

Activity in the infrastructure sector is set to increase substantially up to 2019, according to the latest predictions from the Construction Products Association (CPA). Read more...

8 February 2016 - Italian city issues waste concession

Public authority Valle Umbra Servizi is seeking a private partner to build and run a waste treatment plant in one of the Italian cities that it serves. Read more...

5 February 2016 - £1bn savings available in NHS estate

The NHS could save up to £1bn through better estate management, Lord Carter’s government-commissioned review has found. Read more...

5 February 2016 - Vinci grows concessions business

Construction giant Vinci saw its concessions unit’s pre-tax earnings rise by 5.5% in 2015, as wins on a number of PPP deals helped grow the business. Read more...

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A right Carilli-on

The firm’s woes go to show that PPP deals are not the risk-free cash cows opponents like to imagine them to be

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