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27 August 2014 - Philippines issues CALAX funding

The government of the Philippines has issued funds to start the development of the Cavite-Laguna (CALAX) Expressway PPP. Read more...

27 August 2014 - Six bid for Canberra court PPP

Six teams have registered their interest for the new Supreme Court building PPP in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Read more...

27 August 2014 - New PPP model for Dublin housing

Dublin City Council has confirmed plans for a new social housing PPP model to address the Irish capital’s chronic shortage. Read more...

27 August 2014 - BAM PPP appoints Lowlands MD

Construction firm BAM PPP has appointed a new managing director for its Netherlands and Belgium headquarters. Read more...

27 August 2014 - Germany’s A7 reaches close

Financial close has been reached on the A7 highway PPP in Germany. Read more...

26 August 2014 - EU visit gives Vietnamese PPP boost

The European Commission has reiterated its support for Vietnam in PPPs and water infrastructure following a visit by President José Manuel Durão Barroso. Read more...

26 August 2014 - UN backs PPP for world social plans

PPPs will play a vital role in helping countries reach their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) after they take effect next year, according to a report from the UN. Read more...

22 August 2014 - Financial close for Perth Stadium

Australia’s Perth Stadium PPP has reached financial close, four months after appointing its preferred bidder. Read more...

22 August 2014 - Manufacturers back infra authority

An organisation representing UK manufacturers has called on the government to create an independent infrastructure authority similar to that proposed by Sir John Armitt. Read more...

22 August 2014 - ADB signs hydro PPP

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to support a new hydropower PPP in the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Read more...

22 August 2014 - ACT to promote Canberra LRT PPP

The government of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is to hold a briefing to promote its Canberra light rail PPP. Read more...

22 August 2014 - Four in for Yorkshire OFTOs

A shortlist of four teams has been chosen to deliver the transmission cables for two offshore wind farms off the coast of Yorkshire. Read more...

21 August 2014 - Barts launches £50m PPP

Barts Health NHS Trust in London has issued a tender for a new private patient facility that could be worth up to £50m. Read more...

21 August 2014 - Carillion ends Balfour pursuit

No more merger bids ahead of today’s ‘put up or shut up’ deadline Read more...

21 August 2014 - Aberdeen plans housing partnership

Aberdeen City Council has unveiled plans to deliver a range of homes across eight sites through a joint venture with a private partner. Read more...

21 August 2014 - Derby waste plant finally launches

Derby City Council and Derbyshire County Council have finally entered an agreement to build their waste PPP treatment centre – over four years after the deal was signed. Read more...

21 August 2014 - Dundee Uni explores new funding for PFI

Dundee University has commissioned consultancy Quayle Munro to look into new ways to fund its accommodation PFI, claiming that the current model is unsustainable. Read more...

21 August 2014 - Costain walks away from waste

Contractor Costain has confirmed it is not pursuing future contracts in the waste sector, as it announced a £2.6m loss in its natural resources division stemming from additional costs on the Greater Manchester Waste PFI deal. Read more...

21 August 2014 - BAM appoints new chairman

Dutch construction firm Royal BAM Group has appointed a new chair for its executive board, as the company announced it broke even during the first half of 2014. Read more...

21 August 2014 - Aussie report questions private finance

A number of reforms are needed by the Australian government to improve public infrastructure, according to a government report. Read more...

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Could ESA10 really save PF2 – or even bring back PFI?

Christopher Healy, Counsel in Hogan Lovells' Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects team on the prospects for transport infrastructure in Africa