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12 December 2014 - Leighton agrees John Holland sale

Sale worth AU$1.15bn (US$950m) will be used to finance Leighton’s continued drive into the PPP sector Read more...

12 December 2014 - Gulf construction to see 2015 ‘cooling’

The construction market across the Gulf region is expected to slow next year, according to research from law firm Pinsent Masons. Read more...

12 December 2014 - Michelmores appoints new PPP partner

UK-based law firm Michelmores has hired an experienced PPP lawyer as partner to join its projects team. Read more...

12 December 2014 - Delay for Lithuanian streetlighting PPP

The Lithuania PPP Centre has confirmed that financial close has been postponed on one of its upcoming PPP projects. Read more...

12 December 2014 - Tasmania reveals health plans

State health department highlights support for PPPs despite decision on Royal Hobart Hospital Read more...

12 December 2014 - Financial close for Aberdeen bypass NPD

The Scottish government has confirmed financial close of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) non-profit distributing (NPD) project. Read more...

12 December 2014 - FC for Aussie university PPP

The University of Wollongong (UOW) has reached financial close with its partners on its accommodation concession Read more...

11 December 2014 - ICE calls for greater transport devolution

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has called on all political parties to embrace the concept of devolving more powers to local communities to tackle transport infrastructure needs. Read more...

11 December 2014 - Winner for Liege tram

A preferred bidder has been chosen to deliver the Liege tram line 1 PPP in Belgium. Read more...

11 December 2014 - Four teams qualify for Philippines transport PPP

All four teams that submitted pre-qualification documents for the ITS South Terminal PPP in Metro Manila have qualified for the next stage. Read more...

11 December 2014 - Angola fund to invest in infra

Angola’s sovereign wealth fund has announced that it will be diversifying its portfolio and begin investing in infrastructure projects. Read more...

11 December 2014 - Russia signs Indian infra deal

A joint agreement has been signed to develop new infrastructure projects to boost economic cooperation between Russia and India. Read more...

11 December 2014 - Russia signs Indian infra deal

A joint agreement has been signed to develop new infrastructure projects to boost economic cooperation between Russia and India. Read more...

10 December 2014 - Winner for final PF2 schools batch

A preferred bidder has been chosen for the fifth and final batch of the Priority School Building Programme to be privately financed. Read more...

10 December 2014 - NI Assembly demands PFI transparency

The public accounts committee in the Northern Ireland Assembly has called for greater transparency and a stronger focus on efficiency savings in PFI contracts. Read more...

10 December 2014 - Uni added to UPP bond

University investor specialist UPP has added another university to its bond, which has now been extended to over £500m and brought on board two global investment managers. Read more...

10 December 2014 - Belarus planning three PPPs

The government of Belarus is preparing to launch three PPP schemes next year, according to the country’s Coordinator of the UNDP Project in Public-Private Partnership. Read more...

10 December 2014 - EU publishes investment project list

The EU Task Force on Investment has published its list of almost 2,000 projects across Europe that it hopes will be prime candidates for investment over the next three years. Read more...

10 December 2014 - Aussie East-West Link hangs by thread

The East-West Link in Melbourne, Australia, appears to be on the verge of collapse as the new state government continues to oppose the scheme. Read more...

10 December 2014 - Carillion expects ‘steady improvement’ in market

Support services firm Carillion has suggested the market recovery seen in 2014 will continue next year, as it published a strong order book in its pre-close trading update. Read more...

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