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9 July 2015 - Bam Construct UK appoints executive director

Contractor Bam has appointed a new executive director of Bam Construct UK, as the current incumbent is set to retire. Read more...

9 July 2015 - Croydon drops LABV for housing scheme

Croydon Council has scrapped plans to use its local asset-backed vehicle (LABV) to deliver new housing on the site of its old council offices – although the venture will continue to develop schemes for the authority. Read more...

9 July 2015 - KKR closes infra fund

Infrastructure investment firm KKR has announced the final closing of its $3.1bn Global Infrastructure Investors II fund. Read more...

9 July 2015 - Kenya preparing geothermal PPP

The Government of Kenya is seeking a transaction adviser to prepare the procurement of a geothermal power plant under a PPP contract. Read more...

9 July 2015 - Russia approves PPP law

Russia’s federal government has backed the proposed new PPP legislation and the law will now be signed into law by President Vladimir Putin later this year. Read more...

9 July 2015 - Vietnam seeks PPP advisers

The Government of Vietnam is seeking consultants to prepare PPP project proposals and train public officials. Read more...

8 July 2015 - Galliford continues construction growth

Contractor Galliford Try has seen growth in revenue and profits in its construction business over the 12 months to 30th June 2015. Read more...

8 July 2015 - IMF backs Ugandan PPPs

The Ugandan government’s infrastructure investment programme will have a huge positive impact on the country’s economy over the next decade, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Read more...

8 July 2015 - Cameroon to build hydropower PPP

A Moroccan renewable energy company has inked a deal with the Cameroon government to build an $850m hydroelectric power plant in the country's central region. Read more...

8 July 2015 - Abengoa gets EIB loan for R&D

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted Spanish company Abengoa a €125m loan to support its research, development and innovation (R&D) projects. Read more...

8 July 2015 - Osborne pledges to cut 'at same pace' as last Parliament

Chancellor George Osborne has delivered first Budget of the new administration, in which he promised to be “bold in delivering infrastructure” Read more...

8 July 2015 - IEP refi achieves £60m saving

The long-awaited refinancing of the first phase of the Intercity Express Programme (IEP) PFI deal has finally been completed. Read more...

8 July 2015 - Police buy back PFI station

Dyfed-Powys Police has bought back its PFI police station, halfway through the 30-year contract. Read more...

8 July 2015 - Gowlings and Wragge merge

Law firms Gowlings and Wragge Lawrence Graham (WLG) have announced that they are to merge, creating a new law firm called Gowling WLG. Read more...

7 July 2015 - PPP mooted for Jordan LRT

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is to evaluate the use of PPP in a pre-feasibility study into the Amman Queen Alia Light Rail Project. Read more...

7 July 2015 - Financial close due for Calais port

Financial close is expected on the €650m Calais Port 2015 project following clearance by the European Commission (EC) for a €270m investment aid loan. Read more...

7 July 2015 - Africa infra lawyer joins Squires

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs has appointed a new energy and natural resources partner in its London office who will be focused on African infrastructure. Read more...

7 July 2015 - Interserve sees challenging UK environment

Support services firm Interserve remains upbeat about its future despite a current "challenging" environment in UK construction. Read more...

7 July 2015 - HICL acquires Southmead hospital stake

Infrastructure investor HICL has acquired a 50% share in the Southmead Hospital PFI scheme. Read more...

7 July 2015 - Wates unveils social regen toolkit

Housing specialist Wates Living Space offers practical guide to creating social impact in communities; move follows research suggesting social value improves service delivery 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.