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13 July 2016 - Sweett appoints Ireland head

Consultancy Sweett Group has appointed a regional director to cover its Republic of Ireland business. Read more...

13 July 2016 - Brodies poaches MacRoberts partner

Scottish law firm Brodies has appointed a new construction partner with PPP experience from rival MacRoberts. Read more...

13 July 2016 - ICE unveils Brexit ‘leadership group'

Sir John Armitt, president of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), has revealed a new leadership group to ensure negotiations related to Britain’s exit from the EU are informed on issues relating to infrastructure. Read more...

13 July 2016 - Basingstoke seeks housing partner

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, in conjunction with Hampshire County Council, have launched a tender for a joint venture partner to deliver a range of new housing. Read more...

13 July 2016 - Italy awards road PPP

Autostrade del Lazio has awarded the Roma – Latina toll highway, which is to be delivered under a PPP scheme. Read more...

13 July 2016 - Germany awards PPP car park

The government of Upper Bavaria has awarded the construction and operation of a car park for a health facility. Read more...

13 July 2016 - Dentons opens Rome office

Law firm Dentons has opened a new office in Rome – and appointed a PPP expert to lead it. Read more...

13 July 2016 - UPDATED: Irish growth figures to boost infra spend

Ireland’s Minister for Finance has said increased levels of growth seen in the country create room to invest in infrastructure; calls from industry to expedite capital plan review Read more...

13 July 2016 - Ghana tenders Accra PPP bundle

The Ghanaian government seeks a private partner to redevelop various market and mixed-use infrastructure projects within the Accra Metropolis area under a PPP. Read more...

12 July 2016 - May plans infra bonds

Incoming prime minister Theresa May has suggested that her government will increase the use of Treasury-backed bonds to finance infrastructure development. Read more...

12 July 2016 - ADB to support Malaysia lighting PPP

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed a deal to support the rollout of a streetlighting PPP programme in Malaysia. Read more...

12 July 2016 - IFC takes stake in Turkish contractor

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invested a $215m equity stake in one of Turkey’s largest construction and infrastructure companies. Read more...

12 July 2016 - ‘Slow progress' for govt land sales

The National Audit Office (NAO) has suggested that government efforts to sell off surplus land for new housebuilding has started slowly. Read more...

11 July 2016 - Maidenhead regen partner sought

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is to launch a tender process for a joint venture partner to develop four sites in Maidenhead, including for new housing. Read more...

11 July 2016 - China to open up PPPs

The Chinese government is looking to reform its existing PPP model to increase private sector investment. Read more...

11 July 2016 - Incumbent coalition retains Aussie rule

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Liberal-National coalition has won a tight contest in last week’s election, with Labor running them close. Read more...

11 July 2016 - Japan plans infra stimulus

Prime Minister Abe prepares stimulus after election win; country to issue bonds for PPPs Read more...

11 July 2016 - OHL urges Spain to back PPPs

New OHL chief executive Tomas Garcia Madrid has called on the Spanish government to boost infrastructure investment through PPPs. Read more...

11 July 2016 - PGGM ups commitment to Bam JV

Dutch pension fund administrator PGGM has increased investment in its PPP joint venture with the Royal Bam Group. Read more...

8 July 2016 - PF2 schools' value praised

The Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) has welcomed the value provided by the five privately financed batches of the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP). Read more...

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