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27 February 2015 - Interserve chairman to step down

Interserve’s non-executive chairman, Lord Blackwell, is to step down next year, the firm revealed as it announced a 9% decrease in pre-tax profits for 2014. Read more...

27 February 2015 - UK unveils bond plans for Wales

The Westminster government has revealed its plans for greater devolution to the Welsh Assembly, including allowing it to issue bonds for capital investment. Read more...

27 February 2015 - Albania launches new road tender

Albania’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure has launched a tender process for a new highway project. Read more...

26 February 2015 - Ugandan PPP bill sent back for review

President Museveni has sent the Public Private Partnership Bill 2012 back to Parliament as he states the bill in its current form will deter foreign investments in the country. Read more...

26 February 2015 - New PPP centre set for Barcelona

A new centre has been created in Barcelona to help with research and provide advice to governments around the world on best practices and developing PPPs. Read more...

26 February 2015 - WSP and PB appoint heads for new firm

WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff has announced the new heads for its newly formed company. Read more...

25 February 2015 - Financial close for Sydney LRT

Financial close has been reached on the $1.6bn Sydney Central Business District (CBD) and South East light rail transit (LRT) PPP. Read more...

25 February 2015 - Kier-Mouchel talks ‘ongoing’

Contractor Kier is still in discussions over the potential acquisition of Mouchel, as it reported a slight dip in pre-tax profits. Read more...

25 February 2015 - Meridiam acquires German road stake

Infrastructure investor Meridiam has acquired a 50% stake in a German road, as the company looks to bolster its presence in the country. Read more...

24 February 2015 - PPP suggested for Bangkok airport link

The stalled Airport Rail Link in Bangkok, Thailand, could be run as a PPP, according to government officials. Read more...

24 February 2015 - Philippines urged to amend PPP law

The Philippines government needs to institutionalise a number of processes into amended laws to ensure lessons on PPP schemes are learnt. Read more...

24 February 2015 - Skanska adds to UK team

Skanska UK has made two appointments to its executive management team following its growing presence in the construction and infrastructure market in the country. Read more...

24 February 2015 - Sweett unveils chief executive

Consultancy Sweett Group has appointed a new chief executive to take over from current executive chairman John Dodds. Read more...

24 February 2015 - OECD urges PPP for UK

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has called on the UK to increase its use of PPPs to improve the country’s economy. Read more...

24 February 2015 - Advisers sought for Mauritian dam

The Government of Mauritius is seeking technical assistance and capacity building for new dam projects. Read more...

24 February 2015 - Pakistan agency given PPP powers

Pakistan’s Capital Development Authority (CDA) has been granted the power to develop PPP projects by the country’s Cabinet. Read more...

23 February 2015 - HICL in line to hit targets

Infrastructure investment company HICL Infrastructure has said it is performing in line with expectations for the coming year and reaffirmed its dividend targets for 2015 and 2016. Read more...

23 February 2015 - EoI for Dublin housing PPP

Dublin City Council is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the development of three vacant land sites for its new housing PPP programme. Read more...

23 February 2015 - Mott MacDonald appoints Asia head

Mott MacDonald has appointed a new managing director of its South East Asia regional business. Read more...

23 February 2015 - Singaporean budget raises infra

Infrastructure received a welcome boost this week with the Singaporean government announcing development will grow to about $30bn by the end of the decade. Read more...

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