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10 August 2016 - Broadspectrum chair to leave

Broadspectrum chairperson Diane Smith-Gander is to retire from infrastructure services firm and join board of energy firm Read more...

10 August 2016 - Consultant sought for Irish transport PPPs

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) requires a firm to provide assistance, advice and management services for the motorway network including tunnels and PPPs contracts. Read more...

9 August 2016 - Industry day planned for Crossrail 2

Transport for London (TfL) has issued a prior information notice giving details of an industry day to be held later this year on its plans for the Crossrail 2 development. Read more...

9 August 2016 - Architects back housing partnerships

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has called on the government to use a range of measures – including encouraging more private finance – to tackle the UK's housing shortage. Read more...

9 August 2016 - CDPQ acquires Plenary stake

Canadian investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has entered into an agreement to acquire a 20% stake in Plenary Group. Read more...

9 August 2016 - RFQ for Montenegro cable car PPP

The government of Montenegro seeks a private partner for the construction and operation of a new cable car under a PPP Read more...

9 August 2016 - French road PPP awarded

The municipality of Étampes, located in the metropolitan area of Paris, has awarded a contract to build and maintain a road connection. Read more...

8 August 2016 - Essex looks for extra-care partners

Council procuring framework for Develop Provider Framework Read more...

8 August 2016 - Zambia signs road PPP

The government of Zambia has signed a $180m PPP deal for the delivery of a new road. Read more...

8 August 2016 - Egypt to issue real estate PPP

Urban authority will invite 12 interested firms to bid for the construction of new housing under a PPP scheme Read more...

8 August 2016 - Infratil and CSC acquire university accommodation concession

Purpose build residences “emerging asset class” . Read more...

5 August 2016 - Six shortlisted for Tottenham regen

The London Borough of Haringey has shortlisted six teams for its £450m regeneration scheme in Tottenham. Read more...

5 August 2016 - BCC urges infra spend

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has told Prime Minister Theresa May to focus on new infrastructure investments to improve long-term growth. Read more...

5 August 2016 - Phil agency backs 10 projects

The Philippines' National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee has recommended 10 projects for the new president to approve. Read more...

5 August 2016 - Saudi plans housing PPP

The Saudi Arabian government is considering delivering a social housing project through a PPP model. Read more...

5 August 2016 - NZ minister pledges to continue using PPPs

New Zealand's Transport Minister Simon Bridges has defended the PPP model and insisted the government will continue to use the procurement tool for large-scale projects. Read more...

5 August 2016 - German Cabinet approves transport plan

Germany's Cabinet has approved the transport ministry’s (BMVI) €269.6bn Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan 2030 (BVWP) and will now be submitted to the Bundestag for approval. Read more...

4 August 2016 - Winner for Orkney hospital design

An architect has been appointed to the Balfour Hospital project in Orkney, after the preferred bidder on the non-profit distributing (NPD) project was unveiled in June. Read more...

4 August 2016 - Sussex Uni accommodation approved

The University of Sussex has been given planning approval to deliver its student accommodation project, over a year after the preferred bidder was named. Read more...

4 August 2016 - Gdansk tenders regen PPP

The Polish city of Gdansk is seeking a private partner for a mixed-used development on the site of a former tram depot under a PPP contract. Read more...

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Olympic spirit

As the Great British public get excited about a disparate array of sports, what could the world of infrastructure learn from the biggest sporting jamboree of them all?