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21 August 2015 - 5 qualify for Philippines port PPP

The Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has announced that five groups have qualified to bid for the $388m Davao-Sasa Port Modernisation Project. Read more...

21 August 2015 - Dutch lock PPP signed

Contact close reached on Ijmuiden lock; financial close required by end of October Read more...

21 August 2015 - SMBC Asia PPP head departs

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) seeks new project finance group head for Asia Read more...

20 August 2015 - Costain profits jump

Contractor Costain has revealed a £4.2m increase in pre-tax profits for the first six months of 2015, compared to the same period last year. Read more...

20 August 2015 - NZ sets out 30-year infra plan

The New Zealand government has released a new 30-year infrastructure plan setting out 145 new initiatives covering roads, rail, water and schools. Read more...

20 August 2015 - Bam sees “healthy” PPP market

Contractor Bam has published its first-half results, suggesting that its pipeline of active bids “remains healthy”. Read more...

20 August 2015 - EIB considers Slovakia PPP

Authorities in Slovakia have submitted a finance proposal to the European Investment Bank (EIB) for a motorway PPP. Read more...

20 August 2015 - 30 interested in Philippines’ ‘crowning glory’

The Philippines PPP Centre has revealed 30 national and international firms attended the pre-qualification conference for the $3.7bn South Line of the North-South Railway Project. Read more...

20 August 2015 - Tender issued for German sports arena

An authority in Bavaria is seeking a private partner to design, finance, build and operate a sports arena over a long-term concession. Read more...

20 August 2015 - Proposals sought for Dutch palace

The Dutch government is seeking ‘creative’ proposals for a large historical building in the province of Utrecht Read more...

19 August 2015 - Network Rail prepares for Crossrail 2

Network Rail Infrastructure has issued a tender for the consents design and consultancy services for work related to the proposed Crossrail 2 plan, where the new route would meet the existing network. Read more...

19 August 2015 - New PPP law for Dubai

Dubai has issued a new PPP law to increase the efficiency of projects in the emirate. Read more...

19 August 2015 - FCC appoints new CEO

Spanish contractor FCC has appointed a Mexican as its new chief executive to take over from Juan Bejar Read more...

18 August 2015 - Shortlist for NZ motorway PPP

The New Zealand Transport Agency has shortlisted three consortia to progress to the next stage of the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway PPP project. Read more...

18 August 2015 - Bilfinger Infra deal completed

The transfer of Polish firm Bilfinger Infrastructure into Porr has been completed, with the division taking on a new name. Read more...

18 August 2015 - UAE-India infra fund announced

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India have teamed up to launch a $75bn infrastructure fund. Read more...

18 August 2015 - Austrian state plans PPP pipeline

The Austrian state of Salzburg is seeking advisers to assist in structuring PPP models for various projects in the region. Read more...

18 August 2015 - Kenya housing project tendered

The Government of Kenya has re-tendered a housing PPP project in Nairobi; PPP Manual published Read more...

18 August 2015 - PPP considered for Dutch road

Rijkswaterstaat is to host a market consultation in September to devise the procurement strategy for a new road project. Read more...

17 August 2015 - Costain acquires lifecycle specialist

Contractor Costain has bought a consultancy that specialises in providing lifecycle solutions and asset management programmes for infrastructure and construction projects. Read more...

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Six months after Australia's election, it's good to see that the focus remains on infrastructure

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.