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24 September 2013 - New York bridge P3 stalls

New York’s Goethals Bridge P3 could be hit with delays as a result of permitting issues. Read more...

24 September 2013 - Peru to issue multiple highway deals

Peru is to issue 13 new highway tenders by 2016 as part of a $22bn investment in the country’s transport and communications sectors. Read more...

24 September 2013 - Chennai ringroad PPP signs

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu has signed a deal on the Chennai Outer Ring Road Phase 2 PPP deal. Read more...

24 September 2013 - Philippines road attracts 18; deadline extended

Eighteen companies have so far bought prequalification bid documentation for the Cavite-Laguna Expressway Project, and the Philippines government has now extended the bid deadline for the deal. Read more...

24 September 2013 - Belarus PPPs get UN and EU backing

The United Nations and European Union have embarked on a joint project to help Belarus strength its PPP programme. Read more...

24 September 2013 - India to launch infrastructure trust funds

India’s economic ministry is looking to set up infrastructure trust funds to help bridge a shortfall in bank lending. Read more...

24 September 2013 - Labour plans major housebuilding drive

Labour leader Ed Miliband has pledged a major increase in housebuilding in his address to his party’s conference in Brighton today. Read more...

24 September 2013 - Skills gap could further delay local infra

EXCLUSIVE: Local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) are in danger of lacking the capacity to drive through ambitious infrastructure and development programmes, Partnerships Bulletin has been told. Read more...

24 September 2013 - Illiana Expressway tenders ‘this fall’

The requests for qualifications for the Illiana Expressway P3 scheme will be issued this fall by the Illinois and Indiana state governments. Read more...

23 September 2013 - M4 consultation launched

The Welsh government has unveiled a consultation on plans to upgrade the M4 around Newport, but funding for the £1bn scheme remains unclear. Read more...

23 September 2013 - Texas closes on highway P3

The state of Texas has reached financial close on the I-35 portion of the North Tarrant Express P3. Read more...

23 September 2013 - Preferred bidder for Brazil road

A winner has been selected for the $1.38bn BR-050 highway PPP in the Brazilian states of Goiás and Minas Gerais. Read more...

23 September 2013 - Philippines sets November date for airport bids

The Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications has announced the new date for bidding its delayed airport PPP deal, as well as revealing improved terms to attract private investment. Read more...

23 September 2013 - India plans medical sciences PPP

The Indian state of Bihar is looking to develop a major medical sciences institute through a PPP scheme. Read more...

23 September 2013 - India mulls 15 container station PPPs

The Container Corporation of India (Concor) is looking to develop 15 container freight stations across the country through PPPs. Read more...

23 September 2013 - Asia-Pacific PPP unit to launch first scheme

A new PPP centre is to be established by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries, and will launch its first project soon. Read more...

23 September 2013 - Aussie rolling stock decision ‘by year-end’

The battle to deliver Queensland’s new rolling stock PPP is nearing its completion as the two remaining bidders have submitted their final bids for the scheme. Read more...

23 September 2013 - New chief executive for Wates

Contractor Wates has appointed a new chief executive, to take over from current incumbent Paul Drechsler from the start of next year. Read more...

23 September 2013 - Balls attacks govt ‘dithering’ on infra

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has accused the government of “dither, delay and inaction” on infrastructure investment. Read more...

20 September 2013 - Ohio picks highway winner

A winner has been selected for Ohio’s second I-90 Innerbelt Bridge project in Cleveland. Read more...

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