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4 November 2015 - Clyde boosts South Africa team

Law firm Clyde & Co has appointed two new partners to its global projects and construction team in South Africa. Read more...

3 November 2015 - Board unveiled for Queensland infra body

An eight-strong board has been revealed to help coordinate and develop infrastructure plans for Queensland, Australia. Read more...

3 November 2015 - PFI refis surge

There has been a significant increase in the number of public authorities seeking to refinance their PFI contracts in recent weeks, as they seek savings that can be factored into the upcoming Spending Review. Read more...

3 November 2015 - AfDB to support Namibia PPPs

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a grant to support the Namibia government to develop a PPP legal framework and to attract private investment. Read more...

3 November 2015 - Andalusia to audit PPPs

Opposition parties join to demand Andalusia government audits all current PPP contracts Read more...

2 November 2015 - Infra Commission excites industry

Range of infrastructure experts support plans; questions raised over Infrastructure UK’s role Read more...

2 November 2015 - Laing boss: UK needs PPPs

John Laing chief executive Olivier Brousse has called on the government to take a fresh look at the way in which the public and private sectors work together to deliver infrastructure. Read more...

2 November 2015 - Turkish election boosts Erdogan

Turkey’s General Election has seen the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) regain its parliamentary majority, in a significant win for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s plans for the country. Read more...

2 November 2015 - Morgan Sindall maintains expectations

Construction services firm Morgan Sindall has confirmed it expects its investments division to see a loss of up to £2m as its projects progress. Read more...

2 November 2015 - French uni seeks PPP adviser

A university in the commune of Aubervilliers is seeking an adviser for a campus PPP project. Read more...

2 November 2015 - McAlpine looks outside family

Contractor Sir Robert McAlpine has appointed someone from outside the family to run the business for the first time. Read more...

30 October 2015 - Chancellor pledges £100bn for infra

Chancellor George Osborne plans £100bn of spending by 2020; some cash to come from “suite of asset sales”; Infrastructure Commissioners named; infra to be centre-stage in Spending Review Read more...

30 October 2015 - Green Bank invests in wind farm

The UK’s Green Investment Bank has become a 25% joint equity partner in a new offshore wind farm project, alongside private partners and debt from the European Investment Bank (EIB). Read more...

30 October 2015 - Plenary demands Aussie infra cash

Contractor Plenary Group has called on the Australian government to significantly increase infrastructure funding. Read more...

30 October 2015 - UK tenders pan-govt advisory framework

The Crown Commercial Service has issued a tender for a whole range of advisory services that will act as a framework for public bodies to draw down from, including for specialist corporate finance advice for infrastructure. Read more...

30 October 2015 - Three in for Philippines water PPP

Three of the five pre-qualified teams for the Philippines Bulacan Bulk Water project have submitted bids for the scheme. Read more...

30 October 2015 - India starts PPP charm offensive

The Indian government is ramping up its campaign to woo investors ahead of the publication of the Kelkar Committee’s review of its PPP programme. Read more...

30 October 2015 - Bam Ireland targets PPPs

Contractor Bam’s Irish division will continue to “invest strongly” in the country’s PPP pipeline, its chief executive has said. Read more...

30 October 2015 - PPPs drive Ferrovial

Spanish construction giant Ferrovial has posted a 79% increase in third-quarter profit compared to the previous year, with a number of PPP deals boosting its results. Read more...

30 October 2015 - German city tenders educational centre

A city in Germany has launched a tender for the construction of a school centre. Read more...

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What’s all the Hub-bub?

The Global Infrastructure Hub has been quick to establish its initial offering to the market, but there is much still to do

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