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2 October 2015 - Wates completes Shepherd acquisition

Contractor Wates Group has confirmed the acquisition of divisions of Shepherd Group’s built environment business. Read more...

2 October 2015 - Swansea Lagoon faces year delay

The Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project could face up to a year’s delay, according to a director at the firm behind the scheme. Read more...

2 October 2015 - Philippines prepares 6 more PPPs

The Philippines PPP Center is planning to put six more projects forward for approval this month. Read more...

2 October 2015 - Consultants sought for Kenyan PPPs

The Kenyan government has launched a tender to recruit an adviser for its PPP Unit. Read more...

2 October 2015 - AfDB to aid African Projects

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved combined loans and grants of $428.43m to finance a number of projects across eight African countries. Read more...

2 October 2015 - Isle of Wight waste PPP signs

The contract for the Isle of Wight waste PPP has been signed by the parties. Read more...

1 October 2015 - SFT ‘focusing all energies’ on ESA10

Exclusive: Scottish agency expecting ONS response in weeks; new housing models on the horizon for Scottish market Read more...

1 October 2015 - EC launches Capital Markets Union plan

Publication to drive single market for capital in Europe; Solvency II rules changed to increase infrastructure investment Read more...

1 October 2015 - Infranode adds to senior team

Swedish infrastructure investor Infranode has hired a former director-general of the Swedish Road Administration to join its senior advisory team. Read more...

1 October 2015 - HICL divests Ealing PFI stake

Infrastructure investor HICL has disposed of its investment in the Ealing Care Homes PFI scheme to a joint venture. Read more...

1 October 2015 - China launches new PPP fund

China has continued its push into the PPP and infrastructure market with the launch of a new $28bn fund to invest in PPP schemes. Read more...

1 October 2015 - Germany launches €200m museum project

A design competition for a major museum complex in Berlin has been launched as plans to deliver the project as a PPP are revealed. Read more...

1 October 2015 - German minister: PPP success story continues

Federal transport minister Alexander Dobrindt has strongly backed the use of PPP in Germany at launch of a Bavarian road project. Read more...

30 September 2015 - Sacyr appoints new CEO

The Spanish construction company has named a new chief executive for its concessions unit Read more...

30 September 2015 - Details emerge on Irish PPP plans

Following the launch of the capital plan the Irish government has released details on the third phase of PPP investments and the Investment Policy Framework for PPPs Read more...

30 September 2015 - Polish energy PPP tendered

A city in Poland is seeking a private partner to construct, refurbish and renovate public buildings under an energy-efficient PPP Read more...

30 September 2015 - Malaysia waste PPP tendered

The government of Malaysia is seeking to procure services for the processing of 1,000 tonnes per day solid waste with energy recovery in Kuala Lumpur under a PPP Read more...

30 September 2015 - Availability projects 'present lowest risk'

Infrastructure projects with availability-based revenue streams have the lowest default risk within the global project finance industry, according to a new report by Moodys. Read more...

29 September 2015 - EoIs sought for Kyrgyzstan transit PPP

The City of Bishkek has opened a market sounding exercise seeking interest in developing an electronic ticketing system for public transport under a PPP. Read more...

29 September 2015 - Italian university PPP tendered

A university in Rome is seeking a private partner to design, build, finance, maintain and equip a new campus building. Read more...

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Political intrigue

In the weeks after the Brexit vote, barely a day went by in UK politics without some new major earthquake. In the days following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first Budget, the ground is again feeling rather shaky

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.