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24 December 2015 - Green light for Silvertown regen

London Mayor Boris Johnson has given the go-ahead for the first part of a £3.5bn redevelopment scheme that will give greater impetus to the Silvertown Tunnel PPP. Read more...

24 December 2015 - Tender for French health PPP

A municipality in southwest France is seeking a private partner to design, build and finance a nursing home; advisers sought for French waste project Read more...

24 December 2015 - EBRD backs Romania road PPPs

The Romanian city of Galati has received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for the development of its road PPP programme. Read more...

24 December 2015 - Deadline extended for Egypt port mandates

The European Investment Bank has extended the deadline for applications for advisory mandates for the Abu Tartour port PPP. Read more...

24 December 2015 - Mozambique issues advisory tender

The government of Mozambique has issued an advisory tender for a new environmental PPP. Read more...

23 December 2015 - KPMG sees strong 2016

Consultancy KPMG has suggested that the next 12 months will be a strong year for the construction industry to invest. Read more...

23 December 2015 - Georgia launches PPP policy

The Government of Georgia has published a new PPP policy document, with economy minister Dimitry Kumsishvili hailing it as a “new step” in the country’s development. Read more...

23 December 2015 - Tender for Irish broadband plan

The Irish government has commenced procurement of a high-speed broadband network under a concession model. Read more...

23 December 2015 - JLIF makes first Spanish purchase

Investor John Laing Infrastructure Fund (JLIF) has acquired an effective 40% stake in a Spanish metro scheme. Read more...

23 December 2015 - Adviser sought for German lab PPP

A German state is seeking a technical adviser as it prepares to procure a PPP to consolidate state laboratories. Read more...

23 December 2015 - Broadspectrum rejects Ferrovial takeover

Diane Smith-Gander, the chair of Australian firm Broadspectrum, has told shareholders that Ferrovial's takeover offer undervalued the company. Read more...

23 December 2015 - Manager sought for Aussie fund

The Northern Territory Government is seeking an investment manager for its new infrastructure fund. Read more...

22 December 2015 - Philippines tenders train PPP

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) of Philippines is seeking companies for a new $1.4bn LRT project Read more...

22 December 2015 - Auckland regeneration plans revealed

Authorities in New Zealand have published a notice of intent to seek private partners to deliver a social regeneration programme in the Auckland area. Read more...

22 December 2015 - Wates unveils restructure

Contractor Wates has announced a “business realignment” as part of its integration of recent acquisitions. Read more...

22 December 2015 - Funding approved for Africa hydro PPP

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved loans and grants for a hydropower PPP in the Great Lakes region. Read more...

21 December 2015 - Chief exec for Infra Commission

Chancellor George Osborne has appointed a chief executive of the National Infrastructure Commission. Read more...

21 December 2015 - Macquarie invests in social housing

Infra debt fund invests in refi for housing association; long-term partnership will ‘help meet demand for affordable housing’ Read more...

21 December 2015 - Philippines backs Davao port deal

The government of the Philippines has thrown its support behind the stalled Davao Sasa Port Modernization Project after plans were rejected by the city council. Read more...

21 December 2015 - Tender for German office PPP

A Bavarian district is seeking a private partner to design, build, finance and maintain an office building. Read more...

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Not getting Cross(rail)

The disappearance of Crossrail 2 from the government’s list of priorities is curious

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