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16 May 2016 - Polish city tenders leisure PPP

A Polish public water authority is seeking a firm to develop a thermal waters complex as part of a wider hotel project. Read more...

13 May 2016 - Thames Tideway makes splash at Partnerships Awards

Three trophies picked up by flagship London ‘supersewer’; Priority Schools scoops two; gongs for projects from Netherlands to Australia Read more...

13 May 2016 - Spanish firms post Q1 results

Spanish construction giants Abengoa, Acciona, ACS, OHL and Sacyr have posted their first quarter results; Abengoa revenue down €840m Read more...

13 May 2016 - Oxford seeks partner for sports complex

Oxford city council is seeking a private partner to deliver a new multi-sports complex. Read more...

13 May 2016 - Skanska warns of weak PPP markets

Swedish construction giant Skanska has said the PPP market in the US is strong - but warned that the outlook for other markets is weak. Read more...

13 May 2016 - Amey director joins Treasury

A former Amey Ventures director has taken up a position in the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA), taking charge of existing PF2 investments. Read more...

13 May 2016 - Swiss lake crossing PPP confirmed

The Government of Geneva has confirmed the construction of the Traversée du Lac project to be delivered under a PPP scheme. Read more...

12 May 2016 - Ginkgo Fund 2 launched

The European Investment Bank (EIB), Caisse des Depots and the Edmond de Rothschild group are among the principal investors in the first closing of Ginkgo’s second fund. Read more...

12 May 2016 - India confirms transit PPP

The Indian government is to begin procurement on its proposed Pod Taxi project after an agreement between the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon. Read more...

12 May 2016 - Thai PPP panel backs third rail line

Thailand’s PPP Policy Committee has approved a 27km extension of an existing rail line, making it the third PPP rail project to be approved in the country. Read more...

12 May 2016 - Orrick adds Africa infra expert

Law firm Orrick has appointed an expert on African infrastructure projects in its Paris office. Read more...

12 May 2016 - Hochtief posts Q1 profit increase

Construction giant Hochtief has backed its PPP pipeline after announcing a rise in profits for the first quarter of this year. Read more...

12 May 2016 - Gauteng seeks PPP advisers

South Africa’s Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) rail authority has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a panel of advisers. Read more...

12 May 2016 - Deadline for Johannesburg PPP extended

The Gauteng government has extended the deadline for its office PPP. Read more...

12 May 2016 - Slovakia govt approves bypass PPP

The Slovakia cabinet has approved the PPP contract for the Bratislava bypass. Read more...

12 May 2016 - Strong quarter in PPP for Bam

Dutch construction firm Bam has posted a first quarter adjusted result of €8m, with strong performance in PPP. Read more...

12 May 2016 - Mott Mac appoints ME & Asia director

Technical consultancy Mott MacDonald has appointed a PPP expert as its new development director for the Middle East and South East Asia. Read more...

12 May 2016 - EIB agrees ‘supersewer’ loan

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a £700m loan to the UK’s Thames Tideway Tunnel project for a new sewer under London. Read more...

11 May 2016 - Laing O’Rourke unveils shake-up

Contractor Laing O’Rourke has undertaken a major reshuffle, removing its previous geographical structure with new business groups. Read more...

11 May 2016 - Standardised school designs ‘false economy’

The government’s focus on standardised school design to cut the cost of its building projects has proved to be a false economy, according to the professional association of architects. Read more...

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Keeping positive

The troubles afflicting Edinburgh’s PPP schools should not detract from what the best examples of the model can offer

Andre Palacios, executive editor at the Philippines PPP Center, discusses the agency’s plans following the election of a new president