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3 March 2016 - Carillion profits rise

Support services giant Carillion has increased pre-tax profits by 9% over the course of 2015, its figures for the year have revealed. Read more...

2 March 2016 - Manc waste PFI hits Costain profits

Contractor Costain’s profits were dented in 2015 following ongoing issues with its work on the Greater Manchester Waste PFI project. Read more...

2 March 2016 - Contractor replaced on Welsh racing track

Welsh contractor Alun Griffiths has pulled out of the contract to deliver the Circuit of Wales motor racing track and has been replaced by an Irish firm. Read more...

2 March 2016 - Thai PPP pipeline progresses

The government of Thailand has revealed details of its PPP pipeline, including five transport projects. Read more...

2 March 2016 - FC for Japan airports concession

The first project finance transaction for a concession-based project in Japan has reached financial close. Read more...

2 March 2016 - OHL to sell Madrid transport stake

Developer OHL has announced plans to sell its shares in the Madrid light rail transit (LRT) project as part of a divestment plan. Read more...

2 March 2016 - Spanish hospital PPP questioned

The regional government of Cantabria is mulling an audit to analyse the PPP contract for the Valdecilla hospital. Read more...

2 March 2016 - TA for NSW prison PPP

A global engineering firm has been chosen to provide a variety of services for Australia’s Grafton Correctional Centre PPP scheme in New South Wales. Read more...

1 March 2016 - NHS selects healthy new towns

NHS England has announced the first 10 sites for Healthy New Towns programme Read more...

1 March 2016 - Five PPPs in Norway transport plan

Interest in the Norwegian road PPP pipeline is building as transport agencies include five PPP projects in the National Transport Plan (NTP) Read more...

1 March 2016 - Belgian houses deal tendered

Belgium’s capital city is seeking private partners to develop a housing project Read more...

1 March 2016 - New director for Philippines PPP Centre

President Benigno Aquino appoints new PPP Centre head Read more...

1 March 2016 - Abengoa mulls concessions

Spanish firm is considering a balanced proportion of concession-type projects as 2015 results show €1.2bn loss Read more...

29 February 2016 - CBI makes infra demands

Business lobby group the CBI has called on the National Infrastructure Commission to be given the power to focus on eight key areas for development. Read more...

29 February 2016 - Dundee gets Accelerator cash

Growth Accelerator to unlock Waterfront regeneration; another Hub deal signs Read more...

29 February 2016 - LGA warns of schools shortages

Government urged to return powers to councils to open new secondary schools amid concerns over a lack of capacity Read more...

29 February 2016 - Infra Hub urged to harness public-private capabilities

The Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH) must recognise and harness the innovation within the public and private sectors to help governments deliver new infrastructure schemes. Read more...

29 February 2016 - Philippines airport bids delayed

The Philippines has pushed back the deadline for bid submissions for its airport bundle PPP scheme. Read more...

29 February 2016 - PPP expert joins NZ lawyers

A PPP expert has joined New Zealand law firm Meredith Connell in its Auckland office. Read more...

29 February 2016 - Ireland facing fresh election

The future make-up of the Irish government remains uncertain as counting continues in general election; housing and communications ministers among casualties Read more...

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Time to be bold

PF2 projects are slowly bubbling to the surface, but will the market take the bait?

Delegates at Financing African Infrastructure give their views on the market - and what they learnt at the event